Mario Faria, Carnegie Mellon University

Mario Faria, Adjunct Professor, Chief Data and Analytics Officer Program, Carnegie Mellon University

Mario Faria is an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, at the Heinz College Chief Data and AI Officer Program, and a Global Advisor for companies looking for how to drive value by creating and executing data, analytics, and digital transformation projects and programs.
Mario works along several business lines to define the goals, priorities, and strategies for their following growth opportunities, product offerings, markets to pursue, and competitors to look at. Mario has professional experience at Amazon AWS, Gartner, Equifax, Accenture, and Microsoft, leading global teams in data, analytics, technology, CRM, supply chain, post-merger integration, and operations management.
According to MIT, Mario is one of the world’s first Chief Data and Analytics Officers, and the first one in Latin America, and he has been involved with the MIT CDOIQ Symposium since 2011.

Mario has a BSc. in Computer Science from Unicamp (Brazil), an MSc. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Albany, and an MBA in Marketing from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

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