Session Outline

Nader will address the tough questions around building successful analytics teams including, ‘what should a newly formed data team focus on first?’.

Irrespective of industry, Nader will share how the highest-performing digital and analytics teams approach business decisions in exactly the same way. It all comes down to starting with something small but critical. Nader will delve into specific applications of this mental model and why measurable value from beginning to end is also crucial

Key Takeaways

  • Start with the easy wins: High value + low complexity projects that will build confidence between your team and the stakeholders.
  • Business growth will need to sprout from a clear organisation/department strategy with measurable goals.
  • The 3 pillars to overcoming barriers in newly formed teams consist of 3 components: data & infrastructure, culture & mindset and finding the right people/skills



Nader Chmait – Manager – Data & Analytics | New Aim | Australia

Dr Nader Chmait brings more than a decade’s experience in data science and artificial intelligence to Australian ecommerce enabler New Aim. A proven leader in emerging technologies, Nader joined New Aim in early 2022 as Data & Analytics Manager. Nader was previously 2IC for the Head of Analytics & Insights at Tennis Australia, where he led a team of analysts to enhance customer segmentation and personalisation over a period of almost five years. He also steered a Snowflake project for enabling cloud-based data warehousing analytics. Prior to Tennis Australia, Nader undertook his postdoctoral fellowship at Victoria University in the area of sports business intelligence with a focus on the applications of machine learning and statistical modelling to provide insights around the economic value of professional athletes. An accomplished research scholar in artificial intelligence, Nader has held positions at Victoria University, as well as Monash University in Melbourne. Nader holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Artificial Intelligence from Monash University.

September 15 @ 16:00
16:00 — 16:30 (30′)

ANZ-Stage 1

Nader Chmait – Manager – Data & Analytics | New Aim | Australia