Advisory Board

Igor Borojevic

Business Products Analytics Lead, PayPal

Igor leads a team of talented product analysts in PayPal’s Business Products line. Before this position, Igor consulted and held various technical and management positions at companies such as Boston Consulting Group, IBM and Sun Microsystems. Igor is an accredited IBM IT Architect with deep passion for agile product and customer development. Igor holds MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Dipl.-Ing. in E.E. C.S. from University of Zagreb.

Denis Descause

Global Business Development Lead, SAP

Denis is a Business Executive with more than 20 years of experience in the Software Industry from R&D, Sales and Marketing, Strategy to Top Management. Prior to SAP, he held different positions at Boston Consulting Group and HP. He has an extensive knowledge of the Analytics and Big Data markets. He graduated in France from ENSTA, Paris XI University, and Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris.

Sriram Sankar, Ph.D.

Search Ranking, Facebook

Sriram leads ranking at Facebook Search software. He got his PhD from Stanford University in 1989 and has worked at many Silicon Valley companies including Sun Microsystems, VMware, and Google.

Aleksander Sobczyk, Ph.D.

Vice President, BlackRock

Aleksander is with iShares Global Investment, Research and Analytics Group, responsible for advancing innovation and thought leadership for the family of iShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) through data driven research and quantitative analytics. Prior to joining BlackRock, Dr. Sobczyk was Head of Quantitative Research for Machine Readable News and News Analytics business at Thomson Reuters. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Dr. Sobczyk spent several years as Senior Fixed Income Research Analyst at BondDesk Group. Dr. Sobczyk began his professional career as Portfolio Manager at Quantal Asset Management. Dr. Sobczyk earned his Ph.D. in Physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook, and BA/MS in Theoretical Physics from Jagiellonian University.