As a manager on the corporate IBM Data and Analytics team, Akesh Bhalla leads data-driven strategy and reporting. He is responsible for bringing visibility to marketing and digital performance at IBM by setting up appropriate management systems. Previously, Akesh developed and led IBM’s lead scoring analytics system as a product owner. He has over 15 years of international consulting experience working across multiple continents and leading global client teams. Akesh has a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Dehli in India, a Master of Engineering from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University.