Cyrus Facciano

Chief Data & Analytics Officer New Zealand

Cyrus Facciano

Job Title: Director - Data & Analytics National Leader

Company: PwC Digital

Cyrus Facciano is a creator, innovator, solver and entrepreneur with a passion for technology and people. Connecting innovations in technology with actionable outcomes for real people is what motivates him.

As a Psychology graduate from the University of Auckland, Cyrus has gone on to build a career over 20 years in the ICT and Commercial industry. He has done this across multiple geographies and sectors, in a range of ventures and existing organisations, both local and global. He has worked in a variety of roles from delivery to business development.

Cyrus is passionate about new business models and disruptive approaches to traditional ways of doing things. Cyrus is equally passionate about strong cultural values and building and working in teams that are unified to a common cause.

In his spare time, Cyrus is a keen runner, rock climber, avid gardener, adventurer, media glutton and family man.

Speaking at the following:

09:25 - 09:50
Human Centred Analytics – The Importance of the Human in the Age of the Machine

What part does the human play at both ends of the analytics process? Do we need Artificial Wisdom to go with Artificial Intelligence? What cultural blockers do we see on the road toward being a “data driven organisation?”

11:30 - 12:05
Discussion Group: The Analytics Translator – Delivering the Last Mile

How to make sure your analytics outputs are actionable? What does good and not so good look like? Let’s discuss some of your stories.