Walid’s passion has always been to leverage new technologies and ideas to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations, processes and supply chains. As Head of Data & Analytics Mercedes-Benz Cars Finance he and his team deliver end-to-end, data-driven solutions from idea to business impact. In that role he also chairs the Mercedes-Benz Data & Analytics Board, which establishes common standards for data topics across all functions and the whole value chain.
In more than twenty years hands-on with technology and thirteen years of consulting major German corporations, he has always worked on the intersection between business and IT. Walid holds a Masters degree in computer science from the University of Oldenburg, Germany.