Fatema El-Zahraa El-Wakeel, CMA
Fatema El-Zahraa El-Wakeel is a data strategy and analytics evangelist, practitioner, University of Cambridge researcher, and global knowledge volunteer. She uses her Ph.D. and MBA framework to create the right strategies and ecosystems for successful data and analytics transformations.
El-Wakeel is on a mission to share how to successfully strategize and scale data and analytics across organizations by sharing evidence-based advice and thought-leadership through publications, and speaking at conferences and other social media channels. Having scaled and enabled data and analytics in organizations for more than 10 years, her experience includes creating roadmaps and strategies, setting analytics communities as well as executing analytics projects to recommend strategic and operational decisions.
El-Wakeel was the founding president of IMA’s UK Chapter, the founder and past president of IMA’s Cairo Chapter, and has served on IMA’s Strategic Planning, Governance, and Nominating Standing Board Committees, as well as the Technology Solutions and Practices Technical Standing Committee. Currently, she is serving on IMA’s Global Markets Standing Board Committee. In 2015, she was recognized with the IMA Distinguished Member Award; she has also been awarded IMA Leadership Platinum Level from IMA’s Leadership Academy.