Jacomo Corbo

Jacomo Corbo
Chief Scientist, QuantumBlack

Website | @jacomocorbo

Jacomo Corbo is the Chief Scientist for QuantumBlack, a visual analytics firm that helps clients meet the analysis challenges of big data to make better decisions.

Corbo is also the Canada Research Chair in Information and Performance Management at the University of Ottawa and a Wharton Clayright Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. His research has been funded by grants from the National Research Council, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Wharton Mack Center for Technological Innovation, the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, as well as by companies such as GE Finance and IBM.

Between January 2006 and June 2008, Corbo also served as Race Strategist and subsequently as Chief Race Strategist for the Renault F1 Team Ltd.

Corbo holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at Harvard University, an S.M. in Applied Mathematics from the Harvard Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.

Sessions

Business & Industry, Mission City B4
Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack)
Measuring productivity remains a notoriously difficult problem. We will show how real-time collaboration data are being leveraged to measure, model and forecast organizational productivity and performance in the innovation teams at Boeing and in 3 Formula One teams. On the back of these forecasts, we will show how investment yields were improved by 15% and productivity raised by nearly 20%. Read more.

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