Vanessa Lam - Building Business Capability

Vanessa Lam






Vanessa F. Lam is Principal of BRS ( BRS provides consulting, training, and mentoring in support of data, AI, vocabulary, and rules.

Vanessa specializes in building data-driven organizations where operations and leadership understand and trust the data, treat knowledge as a resource, and use  to make day-to-day and strategic decisions.

Previously, she worked at Mastercard as a Manager of Business Insight and Productivity and Optoro as a Manager of Business Intelligence. In these roles, she created educational tools for the organization, fostered data communities, and ensured people used data responsibly.

Vanessa is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide, including Enterprise Data World (EDW), Building Business Capability (BBC), Data Governance & Information Quality (DGIQ), Tableau User Group, Predictive Analytics World, and others. Vanessa’s popular articles on data and knowledge are published regularly in the Business Rules Journal, The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN), and others.

She holds a Masters of Computer and Information Technology from the University of Pennsylvania and a BSc in Economics from the Wharton School. She was named a top influencer to watch in 2021 by IIBA.

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