Bernard Marr

Bestselling business author, keynote speaker and advisor to companies and governments

Bernard Marr is an internationally best-selling business author, keynote speaker and strategic advisor to companies and governments. He is one of the world's most highly respected voices anywhere when it comes to data in business and has been recognized by LinkedIn as one of the world's top 5 business influencers.

Bernard is a regular contributor to the World Economic Forum, writes regular columns for Forbes and LinkedIn Pulse and his expert comments have been featured on TV and radio (e.g. BBC News, Sky News and BBC World) as well as in high-profile publications including The Times, The Financial Times, the CFO Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.

He has written a number of seminal books and hundreds of high profile reports and articles, including the international best-sellers ‘Big Data in Practice: How 45 Successful Companies Used Big Data Analytics To Deliver Extraordinary Results’, 'Big Data: Using SMART Big Data, Analytics and Metrics To Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance', 'Key Business Analytics: The 60+ Business Analysis Tools Every Manager Needs to Know', 'The Intelligent Company' and 'Big Data for Small Business' in the For Dummies series.

Bernard has worked with and advised many of the world's best-known organizations including Accenture, Astra Zeneca, Bank of England, Barclays, BP, Cisco, DHL, Fujitsu, Gartner, HSBC, IBM, Mars, Ministry of Defence, Microsoft, NATO, Oracle, The Home Office, NHS, Orange, Tetley, T-Mobile, Toyota, Royal Air Force, SAP, Shell, the United Nations, Walmart, among many others.

If you would like to talk to Bernard about any advisory work, speaking engagement or training needs then you can contact him at or via email at:

You can also follow @bernardmarr on Twitter, where he regularly shares his ideas or connect with him on LinkedIn where he writes a regular blog.