Hicham Zmarrou

Principal Advisor for Advanced analytics & Data Science Community Lead at ABN AMRO

Dr. Hicham Zmarrou studied and successfully defended his dissertation in Mathematics (Stochastic Dynamical Systems) at the university of Amsterdam. He is passionate and determined to help his employer to realize the full value of technology, analytics and artificial intelligence and move beyond PoC to production. Hicham joined the bank in January 2018 as a Principal Enterprise Advisor for advanced analytics. In three years’ time he was able to play a leading role in setting-up a number of milestones including the introduction of the Data Science Exploration and Production Cloud Platform, the Model Management Framework, the Target Operating Model for Advanced Analytics. All these milestones are the foundation of an AI at Enterprise scale. Between 2008 and 2018 Hicham served and led different highly educated data & engineering teams in different sectors.

My Sessions

The road to enterprise AI


Increases in the volume of data and the availability of compute power have driven a number of advancements in the field of data science (akin Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI)), and AI technologies and applications are getting a flood of publicity in the media. While four in five executives agree that AI is a strategic […]

Organizing data science

Panel Discussion – “The Impact of Data Science in Banks” by Senior Management


In this session, senior management members from ABN, ING, Rabobank, dVB  and DNB will discuss the impact of data science in the banks. The discussion topics will include: The possible impediments realizing this impact The collaboration within individual banks, between banks and with other institutions Bias, fairness and transparency