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Author & Professor on Big Data, Analytics, Risk, and International Business

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 Russell Walker Biography

Russell Walker helps companies develop strategies to manage Risk and harness value through Analytics and Big Data.

As Clinical Associate Professor at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, and former Associate Director of the Zell Center for Risk Research, Russell Walker has developed and taught leading executive programs on Big Data and Analytics, Strategic Data-Driven Marketing, Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, and Global Leadership.

Russell founded and leads the Kellogg PRMIA Complete Course in Executive Education for Risk Management. He founded and teaches the popular Analytical Consulting Lab and Risk Lab, experiential classes, which bring Kellogg MBAs together with real-world projects in analytics and risk evaluation. He was awarded the Kellogg Impact award by Kellogg MBA students for excellence and impact in teaching Enterprise Risk Management. He served as the Associate Director of the Zell Center for Risk Research.

His is the author of the book From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics (Oxford University Press, 2015) which examines data monetization strategies and the development of data-centric business models in the new digital economy. He is also the author of the award-winning text Winning with Risk Management (World Scientific Publishing, 2013), which examines the principles and practice of risk management as a competitive advantage. He authored the chapter Operational Risk in Insurance, as part of Risk Management in Financial Institutions (Euromoney, 2013). He serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Enterprise Risk Management. He has also authored many popular business cases, and the Aspen Institute, Harvard Business School Press, and the Bank of England have recognized his cases for excellence in showcasing lessons in risk management.

Dr. Walker has led the Kellogg Global Initiatives in Management (GIM) program in Latin America and the Gulf States. His International Business Strategy research includes a comprehensive study of medical tourism opportunities for Turkey and an analysis for tourism transformation in Mexico by the Secretary of Tourism of Mexico. He leads the popular Global Lab class at Kellogg, an experiential class that brings Kellogg MBAs in touch with international business opportunities. He frequently speaks on the opportunities with the emerging global middle class and demographic shifts driving changes in international markets. He has been invited to speak at various leading international organizations including the US State Department, the World Bank, the SEC, The Bank of England, and the International Finance Corporation.

He serves on the Scientific and Technical Council for the Menus of Change, an initiative led by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America, to develop healthier and more environmentally sound food choices. He is a member of the board of the Education and Technology Committee to the Morton Arboretum. He was a board member of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, where he developed support programs for Hispanic entrepreneurs and worked with US senators on US Latino matters.

He is often quoted in the Financial Times, Forbes, Bloomberg, the International Herald Tribune, the Washington Post, and CNN among other news media, and has been invited to share his perspective internationally at the IESE Business School in Spain, Oxford University in England, the Amsterdam Institute of Finance in The Netherlands, the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, and the Indian School of Business in India.

He has advised leading firms including Microsoft, the CME Group, John Deere, IBM, Teradata, Discover Financial, Capital One Financial, PepsiCo, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and Hyatt, among others.

Russell began his career with Capital One Financial, Inc., where he served as a corporate strategist specializing in the advancement of analytics in the enterprise for the purposes of improved marketing and risk management. He founded and led multiple centers of excellence in analytical fields while at Capital One. His worked also included international market entry evaluation and technology review.

He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, where he studied catastrophic risk analysis. He also holds an MS from Cornell University, an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University and a BS from the University of South Florida. Russell fluently speaks Spanish.

Dr. Walker consults with firms on the topics of Big Data and Analytics, Risk Management, and International Business Strategy.

He enjoys travel, photography, trees, and horticulture.

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Books
Winning with Risk Management (Financial Engineering and Risk Management - Volume 2)

Winning with Risk Management (Financial Engineering and Risk Management - Volume 2)

Speaking Topics
  • Global Strategies

    -The World in 2050
    • Global Changes and Opportunities for Growth -The Emerging Middle Class: Who, Where, What will they Do? -Changing World Demographics: Preparing for an Aging World -Agriculture and the Food Supply for 7B -Strategies for Developing International Markets

  • Enterprise Topics

    -Managing Reputational and Regulatory Risks -Data Breaches, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Concerns -Corporate Governance of Data
    • Rise of the Chief Data Officer -Success with Millennials, Boomers, and Gen X -Managing an Intergenerational Workforce

  • Big Data & Analytics

    -Strategic Data-Driven Marketing -Learning from Your Customer Data -How to Get Started with Big Data & Analytics -Leveraging Big Data and Analytics for Success -Strategies for Monetizing Big Data -Data Science for the Executive

  • Risk Management

    -Winning with Risk Management -Operational Risk to the Enterprise -Enterprise Risk Management -Lessons from the Great Recession

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Russell Walker

Author & Professor on Big Data, Analytics, Risk, and International Business

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Russell Walker Biography

Russell Walker helps companies develop strategies to manage Risk and harness value through Analytics and Big Data.

As Clinical Associate Professor at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, and former Associate Director of the Zell Center for Risk Research, Russell Walker has developed and taught leading executive programs on Big Data and Analytics, Strategic Data-Driven Marketing, Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, and Global Leadership.

Russell founded and leads the Kellogg PRMIA Complete Course in Executive Education for Risk Management. He founded and teaches the popular Analytical Consulting Lab and Risk Lab, experiential classes, which bring Kellogg MBAs together with real-world projects in analytics and risk evaluation. He was awarded the Kellogg Impact award by Kellogg MBA students for excellence and impact in teaching Enterprise Risk Management. He served as the Associate Director of the Zell Center for Risk Research.

His is the author of the book From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics (Oxford University Press, 2015) which examines data monetization strategies and the development of data-centric business models in the new digital economy. He is also the author of the award-winning text Winning with Risk Management (World Scientific Publishing, 2013), which examines the principles and practice of risk management as a competitive advantage. He authored the chapter Operational Risk in Insurance, as part of Risk Management in Financial Institutions (Euromoney, 2013). He serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Enterprise Risk Management. He has also authored many popular business cases, and the Aspen Institute, Harvard Business School Press, and the Bank of England have recognized his cases for excellence in showcasing lessons in risk management.

Dr. Walker has led the Kellogg Global Initiatives in Management (GIM) program in Latin America and the Gulf States. His International Business Strategy research includes a comprehensive study of medical tourism opportunities for Turkey and an analysis for tourism transformation in Mexico by the Secretary of Tourism of Mexico. He leads the popular Global Lab class at Kellogg, an experiential class that brings Kellogg MBAs in touch with international business opportunities. He frequently speaks on the opportunities with the emerging global middle class and demographic shifts driving changes in international markets. He has been invited to speak at various leading international organizations including the US State Department, the World Bank, the SEC, The Bank of England, and the International Finance Corporation.

He serves on the Scientific and Technical Council for the Menus of Change, an initiative led by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America, to develop healthier and more environmentally sound food choices. He is a member of the board of the Education and Technology Committee to the Morton Arboretum. He was a board member of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, where he developed support programs for Hispanic entrepreneurs and worked with US senators on US Latino matters.

He is often quoted in the Financial Times, Forbes, Bloomberg, the International Herald Tribune, the Washington Post, and CNN among other news media, and has been invited to share his perspective internationally at the IESE Business School in Spain, Oxford University in England, the Amsterdam Institute of Finance in The Netherlands, the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, and the Indian School of Business in India.

He has advised leading firms including Microsoft, the CME Group, John Deere, IBM, Teradata, Discover Financial, Capital One Financial, PepsiCo, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and Hyatt, among others.

Russell began his career with Capital One Financial, Inc., where he served as a corporate strategist specializing in the advancement of analytics in the enterprise for the purposes of improved marketing and risk management. He founded and led multiple centers of excellence in analytical fields while at Capital One. His worked also included international market entry evaluation and technology review.

He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, where he studied catastrophic risk analysis. He also holds an MS from Cornell University, an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University and a BS from the University of South Florida. Russell fluently speaks Spanish.

Dr. Walker consults with firms on the topics of Big Data and Analytics, Risk Management, and International Business Strategy.

He enjoys travel, photography, trees, and horticulture.

Russell Walker Videos

  • Strategies for Monetizing Big Data: Netflix - YouTube
    Nov 2, 2015 ... Dr. Russell Walker, professor at the Kellogg School of Management and author of “From Big Data to Big Profits”, says that data is...
  • SPEAKER RUSSELL WALKER: Success with Multiple Generations ...
    Jul 31, 2015 ... Northwestern University's Professor Russell Walker discusses the characteristics, distinctions, work place values and challenges...
  • Russell Walker, PhD: Risk from an Economic Perspective - YouTube
    Jul 20, 2015 ... Professor Russell Walker discusses how to assess and manage risk, as well as how organizations can use information, accept...

Russell Walker Books

Russell Walker Speaking Topics

  • Global Strategies

    -The World in 2050
    • Global Changes and Opportunities for Growth -The Emerging Middle Class: Who, Where, What will they Do? -Changing World Demographics: Preparing for an Aging World -Agriculture and the Food Supply for 7B -Strategies for Developing International Markets

  • Enterprise Topics

    -Managing Reputational and Regulatory Risks -Data Breaches, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Concerns -Corporate Governance of Data
    • Rise of the Chief Data Officer -Success with Millennials, Boomers, and Gen X -Managing an Intergenerational Workforce

  • Big Data & Analytics

    -Strategic Data-Driven Marketing -Learning from Your Customer Data -How to Get Started with Big Data & Analytics -Leveraging Big Data and Analytics for Success -Strategies for Monetizing Big Data -Data Science for the Executive

  • Risk Management

    -Winning with Risk Management -Operational Risk to the Enterprise -Enterprise Risk Management -Lessons from the Great Recession

FAQs on booking Russell Walker

  • How to book Russell Walker?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Russell Walker for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Russell Walker, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Russell Walker or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Russell Walker?

    Booking fees for Russell Walker, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Russell Walker, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Russell Walker?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Russell Walker for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Russell Walker for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Russell Walker or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Russell Walker or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Russell Walker is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Russell Walker for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Russell Walker generally travels from Seattle, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, Peter Aiken, Bernard Marr, R "Ray" Wang and Mike Walsh. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Russell Walker for an upcoming event.

Russell Walker Speaker Videos

  • Strategies for Monetizing Big Data: Netflix - YouTube
    Nov 2, 2015 ... Dr. Russell Walker, professor at the Kellogg School of Management and author of “From Big Data to Big Profits”, says that data is an asset--one ...
    SPEAKER RUSSELL WALKER: Success with Multiple Generations ...
    Jul 31, 2015 ... Northwestern University's Professor Russell Walker discusses the characteristics, distinctions, work place values and challenges associated ...
  • Russell Walker, PhD: Risk from an Economic Perspective - YouTube
    Jul 20, 2015 ... Professor Russell Walker discusses how to assess and manage risk, as well as how organizations can use information, accept uncertainty, and ...
    SPEAKER RUSSELL WALKER: Success with Multiple Generations ...
  • Russell Walker, PhD: Risk from an Economic Perspective - YouTube

Russell Walker Speaking Topics

  • Global Strategies

    -The World in 2050
    • Global Changes and Opportunities for Growth -The Emerging Middle Class: Who, Where, What will they Do? -Changing World Demographics: Preparing for an Aging World -Agriculture and the Food Supply for 7B -Strategies for Developing International Markets

  • Enterprise Topics

    -Managing Reputational and Regulatory Risks -Data Breaches, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Concerns -Corporate Governance of Data
    • Rise of the Chief Data Officer -Success with Millennials, Boomers, and Gen X -Managing an Intergenerational Workforce

  • Big Data & Analytics

    -Strategic Data-Driven Marketing -Learning from Your Customer Data -How to Get Started with Big Data & Analytics -Leveraging Big Data and Analytics for Success -Strategies for Monetizing Big Data -Data Science for the Executive

  • Risk Management

    -Winning with Risk Management -Operational Risk to the Enterprise -Enterprise Risk Management -Lessons from the Great Recession

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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