Banking & Insurance Analytics Leader, IBM
Olga Parra is IBM MEA Financial services solutions SME. Olga is a senior customer focused Analytics professional with over 23 years of successful local and international experience in building and implementing solutions that address complex business analytics and information management needs. Olga started her career with IBM Colombia where she led the Pension Funds account sector. In 1998 she joined Systems Xcellence, a software company specializing in Pharmacy benefits where she led both implementation and support services for US and Latin America customers. In 2000, she joined IBM in Canada as part of the Bank of Montreal (BMO FG) team where she focused on the Information Management and Business Intelligence functions. Olga was part of IBM’s EDW, MDM, Data Governance, Data Strategy initiatives at BMO. She joined the IBM Business Analytics and Optimization – consulting services – focused on Financial Services. In 2013 she moved to IBM MEA (Kenya) in support of the IBM expansion in Africa. In that capacity Olga led the deployment of Advance Analytics Services in 2 Africa CSPs, led the implementation of IBM EMM (Unica) Marketing platform in 4 Africa companies and the consolidation of IBM Marketing Operation services in the region. Her skills and experience include Analytics and Information Management disciplines such Cognitive Computing, Data integration, MDM, Big Data/EDW, Advance Analytics, Campaign Management, Performance Management and Data Governance.
NEW DELHI—India’s government on Monday eased foreign-direct investment restrictions in several sectors to increase inflows, a move that also could pave the way for Apple Inc. to open its own stores in one of its main growth markets.
A surge in cross-border mergers and acquisitions boosted global foreign direct investment flows around the world last year to $1.76 trillion, the most since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the United Nations said in a study.
The ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean’ 2015 report published by Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) showed that Mexico recorded inflows of US$ 22.795 billion in 2014. Brazil continues to be the largest recipient of FDI in the region, though inflows US$ 62.495 billion, while Chile remains the … Continue reading Organisers of Annual Investment Meeting 2016 call for building investment bridges between Middle East and South America
The role of foreign direct investment into the continent remains significant: on average the government budgets of African countries currently depend on corporates domiciled in other countries for 14% of their funding.
Africa is now positioning itself as a major business opportunity for investors, according to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report.
China’s outbound direct investment (ODI )is expected to surpass $1 trillion for the first time in 2015, as slowing economic growth and rising internationalisation of Chinese business see more local companies investing overseas.
When the PM travels to the US this week to woo businesses there, one of the key facts that the government will be tomtoming about is the surge in foreign direct investment since Narendra Modi took over and how his personal touch has helped.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey reached $3.39 billion in July, according to a report from the Ministry of Economy on Sept. 30.
The total volume of foreign investments in the UAE, at present a regional base for over 500 international companies, exceeded $100 billion in the past 10 years, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri said on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: India has emerged on top of the foreign direct investment league table, overtaking China and the United States, according to the FT data service.