“The data operator.”
Alexander Loth is a digital strategist and data scientist with a background in computational nuclear research. For more than 14 years he has advised many large companies in their transformations to become digital organizations. Since 2019 he is with Microsoft.
Alexander has an MBA from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management where he is also a lecturer on the subject of digital society. Prior to Microsoft, he has worked for Tableau (now part of Salesforce), for Capgemini, for SAP, and at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).
Furthermore, Alexander studied at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HKA), at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, and was a postgraduate researcher at the University of the West of England‘s Department of Computer Science. His research focuses on machine-learning algorithms for geo-distributed petabyte-scale big data processing, data science, and cybersecurity (list of publications).
A co-founder of fin-tech advisory Futura Analytics, Alexander has written and spoken extensively on topics such as digital transformation, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and business analytics. Alexander is the author of the best-selling books Decisively Digital, Visual Analytics with Tableau, Datenvisualisierung mit Tableau, and Datenvisualisierung mit Power BI.
Alexander has been called “the data operator” by BNN. Alexander’s Twitter account was selected by Brandwatch as one of “twenty most influential Twitter accounts on the topic of Digital Transformation“.