Haroon Abbu
Haroon Abbu
Senior Vice President of Digital, Data, and Analytics
Bell and Howell
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Haroon Abbu is the Senior Vice President of Digital, Data, and Analytics at Bell and Howell. He has vast experience and expertise in leading Digital transformation efforts, leveraging state-of-the-art technology to create customer-focused successes and strategically bring valuable analytics insights into vital elements of the business. An executive with strong data analytics, business strategy, and team-building skills, Abbu is known for his exceptional ability to derive business value by implementing and integrating enterprise data applications and streamlining processes and tools to continually improve operational efficiencies.

A recipient of multiple awards including the data leader of the year finalist, recognition in the 2022 Global Top 100 Innovators in Data and Analytics report, and dataIQ 100 The Most Influential People in Data, Haroon has realized digital transformation to bring about organizational breakthroughs that have empowered employees and facilitated customers to obtain greater value from its services. His priorities remain focused on developing a corporate culture empowered by digital technology, taking advantage of innovations such as IoT, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and more.

Abbu is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Project Management professional. An Industrial Engineer (BS in IE + MS in Engineering Management) with an MBA, and an executive doctoral degree with a dissertation focused on managing physical-to-digital convergence and business transformation. Abbu brings together world-class research in partnership with NC State University and Germany’s RWTH Aachen University to advance thought leadership on digital leadership. He is a sought-after thought leader, keynote speaker at industry events, and coauthor of Trust: The Winning Formula for Digital Leaders, a Practical Guide for Digital Transformation.