MARK VAN RIJMENAM
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Expertise: Big Data, Internet of Things, Disruptive Innovation
Mark Van Rijmenam is a Big Data strategist who advises organisations on how to develop their Big Data strategies and business cases. He is an entrepreneur with a drive for innovative concepts that make a difference and inspire others. With a strong background in online & mobile marketing, strategy, social media and Big Data he has his finger on the pulse of the latest trends which impact organisations.
Mark was named a Top 10 Global Big Data Influencer by Onalytica.
“Many believe that Big Data is over-hyped, but seeing the fantastic use cases popping up around the globe I would say Big Data is under-hyped! In the coming years, Big Data will revolutionize every industry unlike we have seen before!”
He is author of the book “Think Bigger – Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your Business”, which was published globally in April 2014.
Mark is a highly sought-after international speaker on this topic. He has given lectures at the Business University Nyenrode and has spoken in Australia, France, South Africa and The Netherlands among others. He is co-founder of ‘Data Donderdag’ a bi-monthly (networking) event in The Netherlands on big data to help organizations better understand Big Data.
Van Rijmenam is a leading authority on Big Data and how organizations should build a data-centric organization. Van Rijmenam’s keynote speeches are inspirational and provide the audience a deep understanding about the accelerated change that we are currently experiencing.
Thanks to his broad knowledge of major trends that affect our society and organizations, he can inspire your audience about what’s happening and how you should be ready for the changes ahead. He can provide you with a glimpse of the future and how your organization should be ready for it. Using countless inspiring examples of organizations from around the world, Van Rijmenam provides handles how to get started with Big Data.
Trends such as the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet, Quantified-Self, 3D printing, Big Data, Real-time analytics are changing our world and how we should do business. If you wish to be ready for a data-driven future, Van Rijmenam is the right person to have at your event, conference or meeting.
Every C-level executive should have heard about Big Data by now. But how can you really turn your organization into a data-driven business? Where should you start and what does Big Data mean for your organization in particular? After all, Big Data means something different for every organization and every industry.
How can you build a product/service that is truly customer-centric and is based on data if you don’t know where to start? In two-hour boardroom sessions, Van Rijmenam will guide executives into the world of Big Data and explain how they should change their organization to be ready for the digital revolution that is upon us.
- Big Data in Business; How to be ready for a data-driven future;
- A Changing Society; Accelerated change is the only constant, which trends will affect your organization the most;
- Inspiration and Motivation; how to prepare your business for the unknown.
“I invited Mark to join one of our International Congress as the main speaker for BigData2015 World Insights.. As a leader he shared his knowledge with all attendees and the organizers. After the event the attendees satisfaction survey showed Mark had one of the best keynotes and the majority of them wanted him back for our next conference. This shows the professional and important knowledge he can share. His pitch involved people and he invited them to connect with the topic.”
Big Data World Insights, Colombia – Fernando Masmela Diaz
” Capgemini asked Mark to support us for a customer workshop on Big Data roadmap. Mark was instrumental in setting up the workshop format and structure. During the workshop he shared his views on Big Data and a possible way forward. Mark combines big data content with a personal drive to create an inspiring Big Data story.”
Capgemini – Jorgen Heizenberg, Chief Technology Officer NL – Insights & Data
” Thanks to Mark, Africa’s retailers now have invaluable in-depth insight into the need for Big Data and the multiple ways retailers can make use of the trend. Our delegates loved him and so did his fellow speakers. As the Conference Manager for Retail World Africa 2015, I would recommend Mark to any other event organiser or industry who is looking for insights into Big Data and the many ways Big Data can brings big rewards to you.”
Retail World Africa 2015 – Jerodé Moodley, Conference Manager
“I know Mark is a true expert in the field of Big Data, ‘the oil of the 21st century’. Mark was one of the keynote speakers at the National Publishing Day 2014, organized by the Dutch b2b platform Mediafacts. His 45 minute speech on how publishers should strategically approach ‘Big Data’ was well received; it got high scores in our post event online summary.
Mark knows the way in the complicated ‘Big Data’ landscape and is able to serve companies from different sectors well when the aim is setting up a Big Data strategy and providing the means to implement it.”
Mediafacts – Wim Damhof, Chief Editor