Halvor Garaas

Halvor Garaas

Halvor Garaas

Next Gen Analytics Lead / Global Customer Marketing Engagement | Cisco Systems GmbH

Short Biography

Before taking on his current role as Cisco’s Next Gen Analytics Lead, Halvor explored the world studying business and marketing in Shanghai China, and Paris, before returning to Norway to complete his MSc degree in International Marketing & Management at BI Norwegian Business School.
Born and raised in Norway, Halvor started his professional career in sales & marketing in Tandberg, a global industry leading videoconferencing and telepresence company, which was later acquired by Cisco Systems.

Halvor has over a decade experience, working in various teams driving digital marketing, lead management, marketing automation, data science projects, and analytics. He is currently leading a global team of data scientists, data architects, business analysts and marketing professionals bridging the world between IT, Analytics and Business, on the digital transformation of Marketing in Cisco and its Contact Centres. Being truly addicted to the power and potential of Artificial Intelligence, he now has one of the coolest job in the world, leading the Next Best Action program at Cisco which will truly revolutionise business marketing as we know it.
On a personal level, Halvor and family lives in Oslo, Norway.

Presentation:  Next-Best-Action Marketing with Algorithms