Jennifer Roubaud Smith - VP, Northern Europe & Middle-East, Dataiku, UK

Jennifer Roubaud is the VP, Northern Europe & Middle-East, for Dataiku, a data science software editor enabling companies to build and deliver their own data products more collaboratively and efficiently.

Prior to leading Dataiku’s operations in the UK and Ireland, Jennifer led the international expansion of a division of a FTSE 100 company, after having previously spent several years in Management Consulting, primarily focusing on telecommunications and media companies in the EMEA region. 

Jennifer has an MBA from Columbia Business School as well as an MsC in Management from Ecole de Management de Lyon.

Projjol Banerjea - Founder & Chief Product Officer, zeotap, India

Projjol Banerjea is the Founder and Chief Product Officer at zeotap, a global data platform aggregates deterministic high-quality data at scale from unique sources - such as telecom operators - for better audience targeting, insights and identity matching

His prior roles include those as Chief Product Officer at premium network Moboqo, acquired by mobile advertising company Applovin (in turn acquired by private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital for $1.4B), as well as VP Marketing & Business Development at supply side platform Fyber (formerly SponsorPay), acquired by RNTS Media for $190 million.

Projjol earned an MBA at Oxford, where he was a member of the university's lightweight rowing team. He also holds an MS in HCI from Indiana University's School of Informatics, a BA in Computer Science (highest honours, Phi Beta Kappa) from DePauw University, and is an IAPP Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). He was selected as a member of StartingBloc, an international fellowship of young leaders who share a keen interest in corporate responsibility, cross-sector partnerships and sustainability.

In addition to physical activity, Projjol enjoys food, reading, music and travel, ideally in some combination.

Yvonne O’Brien - Data & Insight Propositions, Agency & Brands, SELF-EMPLOYED, UK

Yvonne O'Brien is a Data & Insight Consultant for agencies and brands.

Most recently, she was the Managing Consultant of Sentient Decision Science in the UK.

Previously she was the former Chief Data & Insight Officer of Havas Media Group in the UK with responsibility for data strategy, science and analytics as well as insight capability. Prior to joining Havas in 2015, Yvonne was MD for IPG's Marketing Sciences division. 

Yvonne is especially interested in the role that data can play in re-engineering consumer insight as well as how it powers content marketing. She has worked in data & insight for over twelve years. 

Shawn O'Neal - CEO NA, Gain Theory, USA

Shawn O’Neal is the CEO North America of Gain Theory.

Previously, he founded SO-Analytics LLC, USA and was the Global VP People Data and Analytics at Unilever.

Prior to Unilever, he worked at McKinsey & Co, Pepsi Cola and a small consulting firm called Marakon Associates.

Throughout this journey, Shawn majored in strategy, analysis, and the optimal use of information to execute decision making. He has always been driven by where all the ‘thinking’ actually meets up with the ‘action’ to make things happen in the marketplace. Today, the marketplace is becoming the information that is fueling the dynamic analysis and strategy, which is driving the business. He couldn’t be in a better role anywhere in the world for both his strengths and his passion.

When he has time beyond his wife and 3 kids, Shawn is an avid Scuba Diver and Soccer/Football fan.