Keynote – From Data to Impact – The Merck Group Data Strategy

Many organizations are on a journey to Data, Analytics & AI excellence. This is the story of Merck Group, a global science and technology company operating in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. The Group Data Strategy encompasses data culture, ways of working, and technology with an additional focus on digital ethics.


Walid Mehanna, Group Data Officer | Merck Group

As the Group Data Officer for Merck Group, Walid Mehanna is driving Data & Analytics strategy, implementation, architecture, governance, and culture across all its businesses. Previously, he became Mercedes-Benz Car’s first Chief Data Officer. With more than twenty-five years of technology experience and twenty years in consulting and major corporations, he still enjoys always working at the intersection of business and technology.