Wayne Eckerson is an international thought leader in data and analytics who thinks critically, writes clearly, and presents persuasively about complex topics. He is a best-selling author, sought-after consultant, and noted speaker. Eckerson has advised a range of companies about how to implement data and analytics programs, architectures, and infrastructure, including Walmart, New Balance, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Eckerson is President of Eckerson Group, a consulting and research firm that helps organizations get more value from their data. He has degrees from Williams College and Wesleyan University.