Pete Williams

Director of Data and Online
Penguin Random House

Pete is passionate and inspirational on analytics strategy to drive commercial performance. He is experienced in empowering decision makers with data driven solutions for faster, better decisions. He is an innovative and strategic thinker, motivated to disrupt and ‘make a difference’ with  outstanding stakeholder management and communication skills, particularly translation between technical and business understanding.

‘Power 10’ in The DataIQ Big Data Top 100 2017,
‘Data Titan’ in The DataIQ Big Data Top 100 2016,
Winner B2C Category in the Information Age Data Top 50 2016,

Data Talks Conference

24th November 2021

15:30 - 15:50

F*%K Ups and War Stories

You might be new or prospective data leader. You may be a seasoned campaigner like Pete. But we all make mistakes and we can all learn from each other. Pete will be sharing some of the lessons he’s learned by making mistakes – and by doing so, maybe you can avoid the same traps yourselves. Pete is hoping to spark a conversation amongst the delegates on the power of failure.


16:10 - 16:40

Panel Debate: Afternoon Roundup