Value Driven Data and Advanced Analytics Strategy

The potential for data-driven business strategies and advanced analytics products is like never before, and for some enterprises, data and analytics have become a primary driver growing value in their business. A Data and Advanced Analytics strategy that is driven by value enables to focus on digital integration of analytics to create disproportional value for the business divisions and functions.

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Octavio Flores

Vice President, Data and Advanced Analytics

Nestlé USA


Born and raised in Mexico City, Octavio Flores joins Nestlé as the Vice President of Data and Advanced Analytics for Nestlé USA. Before this current opportunity at Nestlé, he was at Edenred, a leading service and payments platform, as Chief Information Officer – Americas. Prior to Edenred, Octavio worked his way up through Procter and Gamble, holding numerous positions with increasing responsibilities, including Sr. Director Mexico and Central America CIO and Share Services, Sr. Director Enterprise Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence for Supply Chain, Sales and Retail Execution, and Vice President Enterprise Information Security Strategy, Application Security and Information Security Governance. Octavio received his bachelor’s in engineering in Computer Science, and a master’s in Business Administration (Business Management). He also holds numerous certifications, including but not limited to Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), and Certified Third Party Risk Management Certification (CCTRP). When he is not working, Octavio enjoys traveling, running, soccer, and reading. He is passionate about technology and is involved in many organizations including the USA Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council, and is a member of the University of Cincinnati, Center for Business Analytics, among others.

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