Eden Britt

Eden Britt

Eden Britt

Chief HR Data Officer, Global Head of HR Analytics, HSBC

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Managing Data, Analytics Tools and Prediction

There are a plethora of analytics tools available in the market today, from open source to large enterprise vendors and smaller start-up operations.

As the volume of data expands exponentially and the request for data and insight increases at pace, how do you decide what tools to have available for your HR Analytics function and how can you ensure your toolkit can cover data blending, manipulation, visualisation, modelling and prediction?

The big questions facing HR Analytics functions now revolve around which methods to use and which tools can you use to build a predictive model

This presentation focuses on some practical examples of what to consider when building a predictive model, including discussions on some of the tools and techniques that can be used.

Q&A with Eden: your chance to ask how he would approach challenges you’re facing.

Analytics Sophistication: Medium - Advanced

Day: 1

Track: Action


As Global Head of HR Analytics at HSBC, Eden Britt is responsible for the strategy and execution of analysis, visualisation, predictive analytics and reporting and metrics (MI).  His team tackle many of today’s analytical challenges on a daily basis, from manipulating and connecting large data sets, delivering HR data insights and MI (in an organisation with over 240,000 employees and 70+ countries) and trying to uncover the most important business constraints and address the people constraints within them.

Prior to joining HSBC, Eden spent the last 12 years working in Banking and High Tech with Standard Chartered Bank and Cisco Systems.  Eden recently relocated back to London from Singapore, he has also spent a considerable time living in the Middle East.  He has been described as an evangelist, self-starter, charmer, comedian and a world citizen.  His strengths lie in big picture thinking, ideas, relationship building and individualisation.

Company: HSBC

Industry: Financial Services

Employees: 266,000


HSBC Holdings PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's seventh largest bank by total assets with total assets of US$2.374 trillion (as of December 2016). It was established in its present form in London in 1991 by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited to act as a new group holding company. The origins of the bank lie mainly in Hong Kong and to a lesser extent in Shanghai, where branches were first opened in 1865. The HSBC name is derived from the initials of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. The company was first formally incorporated in 1866. The company continues to see both the United Kingdom and Hong Kong as its "home markets".

HSBC has around 4,000 offices in 70 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, North America and South America, and around 37 million customers. As of 2014, it was the world's sixth-largest public company, according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine.


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