Ellen Meekels

Global Business Services Global Head of Reporting & Data Analytics Ingram Micro

Ellen Meekels is a Business Intelligence and Finance executive with more than 15 years of international experience. As leader of Reporting and Data analytics, Ellen pioneered the alignment of business KPIs and performance measurement across Global Business Services and Country Operations. Ellen is a strong advocate for rationalization and converging of processes and systems. She implemented a global dashboard platform, enabling accessibility to data, dynamic reporting and analytics for associates worldwide. Her recent work includes the development of a data literacy program, ranging from introduction to data and analysis to critical thinking. These elements are fundamental to transform to a data-driven organization.

As executive sponsor of the ‘Diversity and Inclusion program’ at Ingram Micro, Ellen’s vision is to promote a positive, fulfilling and work-related state of mind where everyone feels valued, empowered, and respected by their peers.

Ellen holds a Masters degree in Applied economics from University of Antwerp, Belgium and attended leadership and executive education programs at University of Irvine and Stanford, Graduate school of Business.


Workshop Day

Monday, October 14th, 2019

4:30 PM Workshop L: Harnessing The Power Of Analytics To Deliver Personalised Experience

With more and more data being created within organisations every minute, SSO leaders have the opportunity to utilise meaningful data to inform both strategic and operational decisions. This workshop will focus on how to utilise the true value of data and analytics, allowing Business Services to move successfully up the value chain.
You will:
        Discover how to kick-start your data analytics strategy
        Where will the quickest wins come from?
        What are the biggest barriers to getting cognitive and predictive analytics to work within an SSO?
        Learn tips and trips to successfully manage data alongside BAU

Main Conference Day 2

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

12:00 PM Case Study: Starting from Scratch - Compiling Your Data Analytics Strategy

In this session, hear from Ellen about how Ingram Micro have established an enterprise-wide analytics strategy in order to
maximise value to their business. Moving from a point where data was located everywhere within their organisation, learn:
  • How Ellen and her team have established governance, data warehouses
  • The true value of data
  • Key metrics management – productivity and areas for concern.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Ellen.

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