Alex is a trusted, experienced and award-winning Data & Analytics Leader, Chief Data Officer, Consultant, Adviser, Strategist, and a sought-after Speaker, Mentor, and Educator & Trainer.
He is Co-Founder of Two Twigs – offering Data Science consulting, advisory & training services.
He is an expert adviser to industry, government, academia and start-ups – with experience in bridging the gap between academia and industry.
He has been described as “one of Australia’s iconic data leaders” and “one of the most premium thought leaders in data analytics globally”.
He has a proven record of delivering innovative, strategic and successful initiatives in industry, government & academia, by developing and leading high-performance teams, hands-on technical expertise, and strategic advisory.
With a passion for helping organisations succeed, Alex is dedicated to shaping Australia’s future through the responsible use of analytics to drive impact and change. He’s experienced at simplifying complex technical issues, and helping organisations create a data-driven evidence-based decision-making culture.
He has 20 years post-PhD experience and knowledge in areas that include Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics, Statistics and Quantitative Analysis, developed across multiple domains: Federal Government, Asset Management, Insurance, Academia, Banking (Investment and Retail) & Consulting.
Alex was officially recognised in 2021 as one of the Top 5 Analytics Leaders in Australia by IAPA (Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia). Judged by a panel of analytics and business leaders, this accolade recognises excellence in strategy, impact, advocacy, innovation and leadership.
He holds several advisory roles across industry, government, start-ups and academia, and is an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University, UTS, and UNSW Canberra.
His qualifications include a PhD in Applied Mathematics, First Class Honours in Pure Mathematics, and a double-degree in Mathematics & Computer Science.
Alex is a Certified Professional, of the ACS (Australian Computer Society), a Member of the AICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors), and an Executive Board Member of the Global AI Ethics Institute.
How Can Alex Assist You?
- Keynotes and other speaking engagement
- Consulting Services
- Executive & Board Level Appointments
- Technical & Executive Training
- Expert Commentary
Email: alex (at) dralexantic.com