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Daniel Abdul AIIM18 Speaker Interview

Jan 11, 2018 11:49:00 AM by Janna Issette

Here’s your chance to get to know our AIIM18 speakers a little better before you get to San Antonio and see them live.  We can’t wait to see you April 11-13th. 

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Name
Daniel Abdul

Email
daniel.abdul@gmail.com

LinkedIn Profile
https://www.linkedin.com/in/danabdul/

Job Title
VP Data Solutions Strategy and Commercial Solutions

Company
UHG

Please provide one or two points that you will mention during your session.
Information will be highly decentralized in the future.
Bot will be a major consumer of information

Where do you see the information management industry in 5 years? What do you see as the next big impact?     
I see this industry being transformed as part of the digital transformation to manage large information sets spread across a great geographical area. 

What questions are you asked the most by your colleagues?          
Should I be doing data science? 

What are three things you’ve told yourself that kept you going during your darkest hour?    Every additional thing I gain in life is gravy

I can only control how I respond to external things

The mind is very powerful, it will either limit you or help you.

Would you quit your job if you won the lottery, even if you loved your current position?
No 

What makes you excited about Mondays?        
Solving new problems 

What do you dread most about going to work?          
Production systems going down 

Who has been your mentor in your working life, and what did they do/say that had the biggest impact on your reasoning?     
A former business partner who showed me you always need to stay true to yourself.

Tell me about a project that forced you to be innovative and creative.     
I was called into the COO’s office as was told we needed to respond to an opportunity in four hours. This would require me to determine if we could make significant changes to our product in a year, and determine this within that four hours window.

 

What do you do for fun?
Travel

 


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