The most influential people in data

What is the DataIQ 100?

The first and only fully-curated power list of the most influential data and analytics practitioners. Since 2014, DataIQ has been tracking the rise of chief data officers, chief analytics officers, data scientists, data governance experts and the leaders of key vendors and service providers. Inclusion in the DataIQ 100 is a notable badge of honour that is widely referenced by the individuals who make the cut.

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2024 DataIQ EMEA number one, Alex Sidgreaves, Chief Data Officer, Zurich

The DataIQ 100 profiles the most important and influential people in data-driven businesses and the innovators who support them. In 2024 we will relaunch the DataIQ 100 list with a renewed focus on creating a global network of leaders in large organisations.

To be considered, we look for three factors:

1. Leadership within an organisation as the voice of data and advocate for its value and importance.

2. Status within the broader data and analytics industry through networking, visibility and influence.

3. Support of DataIQ and our mission to equip the global community of data leaders and their teams with the essential connections, knowledge and expertise to make better decisions and build better businesses.

The final list is chosen by DataIQ from an extensive consideration set – in 2023, over 2,000 candidates were considered before we selected our final lists. We also identified a Top Ten – individuals whose activities significantly align with the approach to data and analytics that DataIQ advocates and are deserving of the enhanced status we can confer.

Nominations for the 2024 DataIQ 100 are now closed. Register you interest for the 2025 DataIQ 100 here: 2025 DataIQ 100 Nominations.

If you have any questions regarding this process or the DataIQ 100 please contact marketing@dataiq.global

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