Gahl BerkoozVice President of Data, Analytics, and Monetization at ZF Group
Dr. Gahl Berkooz is Vice President of Data, Analytics, and Monetization for the ZF Group, a $40 Billion global automotive supplier. At ZF he is charged with building Digital Businesses for Data Monetization and Acceleration of ZF Ventures. Prior to ZF he was the Chief of Analytics for General Motors' Global Connected Customer Experience Division, responsible for all Data, Analytics and Data Science in the connected vehicle experience and all digital touch points. At GM he delivered GM’s first “Customer 360” data set and advanced analytics applications. One such application, a customer incentive personalization solution, saves the company over $50 Million a year while increasing sales. Before joining GM, he established the Information Management and Analytics function at Ford Motor Company. He built the function to over 100 professionals and delivered close to $2 Billion of monetization. He has worked across a variety of industries including Aerospace, Auto, Retail, Financial Services, Defense, and Cybersecurity. Dr. Berkooz obtained his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Cornell University where he demonstrated one of the first applications of big data analytics to analyze and control complex dynamics. He holds a Six Sigma Black Belt and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s General Management Program. He has published with Harvard Business Review online, CIO.com, Cambridge University Press, and scholarly journals. He is a patent holder, and presented at industry conferences for TU Automotive, Gartner, IDC, the ASME, and others.