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Simon Blunn recognized by DataIQ

Simon Blunn, Vice President and General Manager for DataRobot ( in EMEA is recognized as one of the UK’s most influential practitioners of data and analytics after DataIQ received a record-breaking number of nominations for this year’s edition of the 100.

“Making this list is truly a career milestone, and I’m honoured to be included,” comments Blunn.  “Looking over the names alongside mine I see a number of peers, customers, partners and thought-leaders, all of whom are breaking down barriers in the data and analytics space and changing how businesses operate.”
Blunn’s IT career is impressive boasting 20+ years’ experience in the industry, focused on enterprise software particularly for data analytics and artificial intelligence.  In his current role he is responsible for the go-to-market strategy within the EMEA region. Under his leadership, DataRobot in EMEA has expanded significantly over the past 18 months and now operates with teams in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Nordics & South Africa. He also holds a first-class honours degree in Business Decision Analysis.
“I have been fortunate to be involved with some amazing teams and fast-growing companies,” Blunn says.  “My proudest achievement is my contribution to scaling the DataRobot business where we have built a fantastic, collaborative team made up of some of the industry’s most talented data science and analytics experts, and it is It is vital that we continue to act as a trusted advisor to our customers in these challenging times, helping them to weather the storm.  ”

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