IMBA Alumni Event 5.11.2021

Vortrag "How to Become a Data-Driven Organization" & Möglichkeit des Netzwerkens mit IMBA Absolvent:innen

Guest Speaker
Dr. Stephen Hill

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

Business-Talk with Guest Speaker
Björgvin Magnússon

Partner, Lighthouse Germany
Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics

Dr. Stephen Hill is an Associate Professor of Business Analytics in the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). A native of Alabama, Dr. Hill 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.

Zoom IMBA Alumni-Event

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

Freitag, 05.11.2021 at 1 p.m.


  • 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 Dr. Stephen Hill, Associate Professor of Business Analytics at 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

13:00 Uhr in Deutschland bedeutet

 06:00 Mexiko

 06:00 Kolumbien

 08:00 USA (Washington DC)

 08:00 Argentinien

 13:00 Südafrika

 16:00 Pakistan

 16:30 Indien

 19:00 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!