IMBA Alumni Event November 5, 2021

Presentation on "How to Become a Data-Driven Organization" & Opportunity for Networking With Fellow IMBA Graduates

Guest Speaker
Dr. Stephen Hill

Associate Professor of Business Analytics
Cameron School of Business
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Guest Speaker
Björgvin Magnússon

Partner, Lighthouse Germany
Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics



Dr. Stephen Hill is a native of Alabama, he received his doctorate in Operations Management from the University of Alabama in 2008. He also holds degrees in Civil Engineering, also from the University of Alabama. At UNCW, Dr. Hill teaches courses in predictive analytics, descriptive analytics, and sports analytics. He has received several awards in recognition of his teaching. His research focuses on applications of analytics in a variety of areas including sports and healthcare. He enjoys traveling, photography, and sports (especially college football).

Björgvin Magnússon is part of the German Leadership team of KPMG's Lighthouse, Center of Excellence. As Head of Data Driven Services (DDS) he is responsible for building and leading digital products based on KPMG's Digital Platforms such as SOFY Suite, Igniteor Signals Repository.
Björgvin has more than eighteen years of professional experience in Data & Analytics (D&A), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Technology, ERP Advisory and IT Auditing for national and international clients from different industries. He advises clients all the way from GRC and D&A Strategy to the implementation and rollout of their GRC and D&A solutions.

IMBA Alumni Event

Agenda, Friday, November 5, 2021 at 1 p.m.

Topic: "How to Become a Data-Driven Organization”

  • 1.00 pm - 1.20 pm: Event Kick-Off and Introductions with IMBA Course Director, Prof. Dr. Frank Giesa  
  • 1.20 pm – 1.40 pm: Talk with our IBSA professor, Dr. Stephen Hill, Associate Professor of Business Analytics in the Cameron School of Business, University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW)
  • 1.40 pm – 2.00 pm: Business-Talk with Guest Speaker Björkvin Magnússon, Partner of KPMG's Lighthouse Germany, Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics
  • 2.00 pm – 2.30 pm: Open Networking Break-Out Sessions
  • 2.30 pm: End of Event

If you would like to participate, event registration is possible via our LinkedIn IMBA Alumni Group. Please RSVP directly on the event page. 

Your IGC IMBA Team

1 PM in Germany means

 06:00 a.m. Mexico

 06:00 a.m. Colombia

 08:00 a.m. USA (Washington DC)

 08:00 a.m. Argentina

 01:00 p.m.  South Africa

 04:00 p.m. Pakistan

 04:30 p.m.  India

 07:00 p.m. China

Daylight Saving Time

Please be aware that Germany will be turning back the clocks due to daylight saving time on October 31, 2021. Other countries may be effected by the time change on different dates. Please be sure to check your local time accordingly before the start of the event!