Erich Wilgenbus is passionate about the application of quantitative methods to transform raw-data into the information needed to make strategic business decisions. He holds a first class M.Sc. in Computer Science, a first class B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science and Information Systems, as well as a B.Com. (Hons.) in Economics from an esteemed South African university, the North-West University. This university awarded him the annual prize as the best master student within Business Mathematics and Informatics (BMI) research area in 2014. Erich is currently expanding his knowledge in operational and strategic management by reading towards the chartered global management accountant (CGMA) designation.
Erich is currently employed as technology consultant at Deloitte LLP. Here he is exploring meaningful and challenging project work were his skills in data science; data analytic; econometrics and quantitative modelling can contribute towards the development of innovative decision support solutions. He hopes to become an expert in helping clients leverage the zeros and ones currently hidden away in basement databases to create value on the statement of financial position. When not playing with data he toils towards his objective to complete a 5-km run in under 20 minutes.