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Principal, Advanced Analytics Resume Profile

Bentonville, AR

PROFILE

Analytical professional with multidisciplinary experience in data science, project management, problem solving, tools development, and team leadership sharpened with the creativity and business acumen necessary to bring new endeavors to fruition.

RELEVANT SKILLS

  • Project Team Management:

Significant experience in planning, organizing, and managing resources to successfully complete projects goals and objectives, while honoring predetermined constraints.

  • Analysis:

Strong analytical skills with experience in quantitative analysis e.g. statistical modeling, programming, and econometrics dealing with multidimensional and disparate data sources.

  • Technical Skills Experience:

Analytical Software

Data Warehouses

Program Languages

Machine Learning

Modeling

  • R/Rattle
  • SPSS
  • Spotfire
  • Tableau
  • SQL Server
  • Oracle Exadata
  • Teradata
  • MySQL
  • R
  • VBA
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Clustering
  • Regression
  • Logit Regression
  • PCA
  • Segmentation
  • Category Space
  • Pricing
  • Time Series

EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Principal, Advanced Analytics. Manage a team up to six members and support various analytic projects through scoping, development, production, and delivery.

  • Interface with clients to address needs and propose solutions
  • Drafting of analytic project proposals for clients
  • Consult and assist cross-functional teams on analytic approaches
  • Scripting and modeling in R
  • Led the clustering of over 40 categories for Walmart over the last 3 years.

Consultant III/Senior Director of Client Services. Managed a team of up to three and supported various projects through development, production, and delivery.

  • Interface with clients to address needs and propose solutions
  • Managed the database schema for clustering on Oracle Exadata and SQL Server
  • Provided ad hoc and custom analytic support for projects
  • Large data set cleansing, manipulation, aggregation and transformation using Oracle Exadata, SQL Server, and R
  • Modeling in R for segmentation, space elasticity, regression, and logit.
  • Managed, trained, and developed direct reports

Consultant I/Director of Client Services. Managed various projects and completed the scoping, development, production, and delivery on many.

  • Interface with clients to address needs and propose solutions
  • Developed the process, methodology and model for a rigorous clustering solution incorporating retailer and competitive market view.
  • Scoped, modeled, and consulted clustering projects for a Walmart.
  • Large data set cleansing, manipulation, aggregation and transformation using Oracle Exadata, SQL Server, and R
  • Developed R scripts for custom projects
  • Led the team that clustered 20 categories for Walmart.
  • Provide insight development from panel and syndicated data

Confidential

Modular Development Manager II. Provided key insights and advisement to the buyer for Minor updates and Major Modular Relays.

  • Led the category management process for the Hair Care categories, a 1.9 billion business with over 1200 SKU's merchandised on over 450 modulars in a single modular category.
  • Implemented new clustering that targeted SOTC assortments resulting in increased performance. Shampoos and conditioners sales were tracking at -1.4 when I entered the category, now 2.43 and in the styling category sales were tracking at -7.2 when I entered the category, now 4.76 .
  • Consumables Merchandising Associate of the Quarter 2nd quarter 2011
  • Added back an average of 1 million dollars weekly in personal care through assortment add back project.
  • Mentored new team members teaching the Category Management process and resources available.

Modular Development Manager I. Provided key insights and advisement to the buyer for Minor updates and Major Modular Relays.

  • Led the category management process for all Oral Care categories, a 2.0 billion business with over 450 SKU's and 120 modulars in 5 categories in the personal care department.
  • Drove an incremental 10 Million dollars over 52 weeks to Oral Care with the break out of a Kids Oral Care category and expanded modular set.
  • Provided detailed clustering, assortment, and layout recommendations.
  • Provided key insights and advisement to the buyer for Minor updates and Major Modular Relays.

Senior Project Manager. Conducted merchandising studies and business requirements collection for store specific automated modular production.

  • Expanded food store test examining soft blocking and flexible category space had an 8 comp.
  • Successfully managed and led to completion the research and testing of the following aspects on the Store Specific Modular Automation software development project.
  • The method to feed valid items by store, future process for new stores, re-locations, expansions, and project stores
  • Inventory data feeds for inventory modeling
  • Sales data feeds and KPI calculations
  • . Yogurt Modular Automation pilot test, 3.4 lift vs. control and a 5 decrease in throwaways.

Confidential

Category Analyst. Examined retail link and syndicated data for opportunities to drive sales.

  • Exceed 2nd quarter numbers First time in 3 years the company had hit numbers
  • Examined retail link and syndicated data for opportunities to drive sales.
  • Created selling stories and presentations for promotions and SOTC opportunities.
  • Provided weekly, monthly, and promotional reporting.
  • Prepared line review recommendations and presentations.

Confidential

Analytical Development Manager. Provided support and facilitated training on Wal-Mart category management applications. Examined the category management processes and developed improvements when possible. Earned Merchandise Planning Management Associate of the Quarter 1st quarter of 2005

Analytical Training Manager. Provided support and facilitated training on Wal-Mart category management applications.

Modular Planner. Drew and proofed modular drawing using JDA Space Planning software.

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