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 M.Sc. in Computer Science, B.Sc. (Hons.) in Computer Science and Information Systems, as well as a B.Com. (Hons.) in Economics from the North-West University. In 2014, he was awarded the annual prize for best master student within Business Mathematics and Informatics (BMI) research area at the North-West University. Erich is currently expanding his knowledge in operational and strategic management by reading towards the chartered global management accountant (CGMA) designation. As operational researcher he is continuously looking for challenging problems where his skills in data science, analytics, econometrics and modelling can contribute towards the development of innovative decision support solutions.
At present Erich works at Telkom as an information management specialist. When not playing with data he toils towards his objective to complete a 5-km run in under 20 minutes. Erich is also a frequent visitor to the gym pool where he tries not to look like a complete idiot.