Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Partner & Head of Data Science, IBM


Pavel is a Partner & Head of Data Science Consulting Practice based out of Canada. This growing global team (strategists, data scientists & software engineers) co-create industry specific solutions to drive 10X+ revenue growth and cost reduction opportunities. In addition to his role at IBM, he frequently speaks at Global Conferences and advises Venture Capital & Private Equity Funds, Governments and Queen's Smith School of Business. A collection of Pavel's top stories are available at:

For more than a decade, Pavel has been serving the top management of multinationals in North America, Europe and Asia across many sectors, including Financial, Natural Resources and Public Sector. He is responsible for leading strategy & delivery teams to support AI, Advanced Analytics, Robotics and Quantum Computing initiatives, while developing strong long term client relationships.

Pavel has been identified as IBM’s Top Performer (Top 10%) and enrolled in several Executive Leadership Development programs. He has a bachelor in Industrial (Operations Research) Engineering from University of Toronto and masters in Data Science & Advanced Analytics from Queen's University.

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