Cornelius Van Heerden

Data Analytics Expert, Google

Cornelius is a Google Data Analytics Expert supporting key accounts across Canada and has been working in Data and Analytics for over 20 years as a database designer, analyst and technical trainer. Throughout his career he has designed data and analytical products on Excel, PowerBI, MSSQL, MySQL, Hadoop, Databricks, BigQuery, R, Python, Looker and more. He also lectured Barclays International interns in one of the first Data Science internships in Africa. The course contents included advanced statistical techniques, machine learning, Transact SQL, R and Python and he went on to win Microsoft’s Excel SA Champs in 2016 and 2017 and ranked in the top ten in the World Championships.

Since settling in Vancouver Canada, Cornelius worked at first as the Director of Technology at one of Canada’s four Google Marketing Platform Partners and then led a team of developers as VP of Technology at a Google Cloud Partner specializing in Data Analytics before moving to Google where he supports some of the largest data customers in Canada.


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