Professor, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Prof. Dr. Jorge Sanz has over 30 years of applied research and consulting experience. He has specialized in financial services, telecommunications and government for the Americas, Europe and Asia. He works in operations strategy and on the application of information technology for transforming organizations. He has worked at different times in IBM, as a Director on international assignments and also, for over 20 years in the Research Division located in Sillicon Valley, California. Jorge conducts analytical modeling for business problems in companies, with applications in process innovation for front-office and back-office operations, and enterprise performance management in firms. He specializes in predictive models for large data sets and infrastructure for data-centric computing applied to different lines-of- business such as Finance and Accounting and Customer Operations.
Jorge leads international academic and professional communities in Business Analytics, Business Informatics and Enterprise Engineering. He is a frequent key-note speaker on the interplay between business and IT in international conferences. He has been Rector of the University of St. Andrews, has held different professorial positions in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has also been a Visiting Professor in the University of California. Jorge is the Founding Director of the Business Analytics Centre at the National University of Singapore (NUS), He holds a Visiting Professor position at the NUS School of Computing and teaches Business Analytics for graduate students in NUS Business School as well. He is also the Chief Innovation Officer for Retail Banking in IBM Corporation. He actively consults for Asian, European and American companies. In March 2017, Prof. Dr. Jorge Sanz has joint the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).