Kari Jones Manager, Customer Analytics & Data Science

Email: jones_kari@hotmail.com    Website: http://www.karijones.com

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Company: Air New Zealand

Personal Profile:
I am committed to improving the performance of New Zealand businesses through the increased application of technology and data science. Over the past 10 years I have worked with a range of organisations to increase their digital and analytics maturity, executing strategies that improve customer-centricity, operational effectiveness and achieve business results. As a previous international-level Lacrosse coach and European Champion Gold Medallist, I have a passion for and experience in creating high-performing teams that can gain competitive advantages through application of technology as well a through a culture of continuous incremental improvement. With a varied experience working within organisations to bring about digital and data transformation alongside a strong track record in high performance sports, I bring expertise in application of disruptive technologies as well as data commercialisation. I also have a deep understanding of the team dynamics required for a high performance culture.

Advisory Roles:
Advisory Board Chair, Advisory Board Member

Interested in:
Council Controlled Organisation, Government Sector, Listed Company, Private Company

Key Skils:
Compliance and Risk, General Management, Governance, IT, Strategy & Planning

Sports/Recreation,IT/Telecommunications,Govt/Public Sector,Professional Services,Research/Science,Utilities,Venture Capital/Private Equity

Industry/Sector Experience Aviation with deep expertise on digital transformation and the adoption of data driven decision making Customer loyalty programmes with specific focus on data commercialisation Media and digital marketing specialising in data strategy and technology innovation Functional Skills Digital innovation, application of machine learning and data science, data governance and organisational data literacy. Commitment to continuous improvement and creating learning organisations through the application of Agile leadership, principles and practices. Building and managing high-performing teams by providing direction and coaching to improve the culture, productivity and engagement of teams

MSc Computer Science
BA(Hons) East Asian Studies with Mandarin
Governance Essentials (Institute of Directors) Finance Essentials (Institute of Directors)
ICC Executive Professional Coaching
Governance Essentials (Institute of Directors) Finance Essentials (Institute of Directors)
ICC Executive Professional Coaching
ICC Professional Team Coaching (Provisional Pass)

Institute of Directors
Sport NZ Women in Governance