NFPA welcomes Nathaniel Lin who will lead solutions-oriented big data and analytics strategy

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Nov 16, 2015

We welcome Nathaniel LNathaniellinin, who recently joined NFPA as director of data strategy and analytics, and will lead NFPA’s new strategic initiative on big data acquisition, analytics and application. This is a newly created role for us, and in it, Lin will identify, assess and develop resources that enhance the association’s ability to deliver an expanded range of information, knowledge and advice to multiple audiences. We’re thrilled to have Nathaniel on board to guide us toward a whole new strategy for data acquisition, analytics and application to the fire problem. 

Nathaniel brings an extensive background in business and marketing analytics with strategic roles in both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. These include key analytics roles at Fidelity Investments, OgilvyOne, Aspen Marketing and IBM Worldwide. During his tenure with IBM Asia Pacific, he also built and led a marketing analytics group that won a DMA/NCDM Gold Award in B2B Marketing.

Lin served as adjunct professor of business analytics at Boston College, Bentley University and Georgia Tech College of Management. He is also the founder of two LinkedIn groups related to big data analytics and is the 2014 author of Applied Business Analytics – Integrating Business Process, Big Data, and Advanced Analytics. Lin has an MBA in Management of Technology, is a Sloan Fellow from MIT Sloan School of Management, and earned both a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and an honors B.S. from Birmingham University in England. 

Welcome to Nathaniel!