Head of Enterprise Advanced Analytics & Data Science/AI, CDW
Amar Lingam is a strategic leader in data, analytics, engineering and technology space with a track record of delivering multiple transformation initiatives, launching innovative products. With more than 15 years of progressively vast and varied experience, Amar offers a distinguished career earmarked by accomplishments in leading Products, Data and Engineering at various organizations.
Amar has the experience in setting up Chief Data, Digital and Enterprise Transformation Office. Amar is a trusted senior leader and an executive advisor and is consulted on various strategic initiatives enabling corporate strategy, customer segmentation, channel partner frameworks, enterprise data strategy, analytics, engineering programs, governance and compliance initiatives.
Amar’s proven track record includes planning and implementation of larger multi-million-dollar enterprise wide programs, data science innovations, launching products, developing data strategies that help achieve the business needs. Amar can present the larger picture, roll-up the sleeves and work hands on as well, envision broader challenges and motivate team to achieve the results.
Based on his rich experience, Amar was invited to be on the board for Big Data and Analytics at Rutgers University where he contributes to the knowledge sharing with the data community and academics. Amar is also a regular contributor at various industry forums and CDO and Data/AI Conferences.
Amar’s key objective is to enable companies with the right insights to formulate the right strategies in the ever-changing markets. Amar has a lot of passion for data and engineering, to build and lead strong teams and has applied his experience in lot of different domains from Banking to Retail to Software to SAAS. With his varied experience, with a background in Statistics and Engineering, AI and ML implementations, Amar offers a powerful potential for innovation in any industry and in any domain at scale.