Zachery Anderson

Zachery Anderson

Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

About Zachery:

Zachery is the chief data and analytics officer at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). He is the former senior vice president and chief analytics officer at Electronic Arts (EA), the world’s largest video game company. He was responsible for leading consumer insights, UX research, data science, studio analytics, and marketing analytics for EA. His team used in-game behavioral data, traditional consumer research, lab work, and online advertising data to provoke and inspire EA’s development and marketing teams to think and act “Player First.” Prior to joining EA in 2007, Zachery was head of consulting and modeling for J.D. Power and Associates’ PIN group, corporate economist for Nissan North America, and economist for the private investment company Fremont Group.

Zachery’s work has been highlighted in the Harvard Business Review and the MIT Sloan Management Review. His work has won many awards, including the INFORMS Marketing Science Practice Prize, and while at Nissan he was recognized by the U.S. Federal Reserve for the Best Industry Forecast. He is a member of the University of California Master of Science in Business Analytics Industry Advisory Board.

Zachery’s undergraduate degree in political science and communications is from Southern Illinois University. His graduate work was at UCLA, in economics and political science, where he studied game theory with Nobel Prize winner Lloyd Shapley.


Executive Education Programs Taught:

Customer Analytics for Growth Using Machine Learning, AI, and Big Data

Sharpen your analytics mindset and build competency in the skills needed to oversee data-driven business decisions. Discover how to bridge knowledge and communication gaps that may exist between your data science teams and your organization's leadership.