I-COM Data Science Hackathon - Call for Entries

With the Data Science Hackathon, I-COM pioneered the first public CMO-focused Global competition, connecting the magic of Data Science with the world of Marketing.

Now in its 3rd edition the I-COM Data Science Hackathon will take place on April 21st - 25th, 2017 as a pre-event to the I-COM Global Summit (April 24th - 27th, 2017) in Porto, Portugal.

The Mission:

With the Data Science Hackathon, I-COM is offering large brands the unique opportunity to unlock new and creative approaches to crack business problems using Data Science while accelerating development time, reducing risk at a fraction of the cost compared to traditional internal approaches and getting fresh perspectives and insights to solving business challenges. 

The Challenge:

I-COM is pleased to now invite Global brands to outline a Marketing challenge that the Data Science Hackathon 2017 teams will solve using Data Science. Brands can sponsor the Hackathon directly or together with their Data Ecosystem partners such as Agencies, Media, Technology and/or Data/Research Providers.

With the I-COM Data Science Hackathon being at the forefront of cutting-edge marketing data solutions, the competition draws teams from across the marketing value chain, as well as the best and the brightest from universities. Has your company identified a business problem that would be a challenge for them?

Interested in Submitting a Challenge? Proposal deadline is December 1st, 2016.


Each Hackathon - a 36 hour marathon, with 10 competing teams, sets a challenge to solve a cutting-edge marketing problem - will take place ahead of the I-COM Global Summit 2017, between April 21st - 25th April, in Porto, Portugal.

Interested in Entering a Team? Applications open until February 28th, 2017.