Dr. Manuel Carricano is an Associate Professor in Operations, Innovation and Data Science, and the Director of the Big Data Analytics Executive Programme at ESADE Business School.
He is also the Founder of the Top Line Lab, a boutique consultancy specialized in Pricing Science acceleration projects.
Dr Carricano is an executive graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Big Data, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Bordeaux and a MSc from Kedge Business School.
His work encompasses a wide range of Big Data, Analytics and Pricing related issues, has been published in international academic journals and presented at large industry and academic conferences.
He is an expert in Big Data & Analytics and the author of the book Data Analysis with SPSS (Pearson France, 2010).
Dr Carricano is one of leading Pricing & Analytics educators in Europe, and has trained several thousand participants across the globe, designing popular curricula for Masters and MBA programs, as well as customized courses for multinational companies in a variety of industries.
As a consultant, he has conducted projects in several industries and in numerous countries, working with leading companies such as Bayer, General Electric, Johnson Controls, LEGO, McDonald’s, Medtronic, Michelin, PSA, among others.
Dr Carricano works also closely with startups, as a mentor for ODINE, the Open Data Incubator for Europe, and serving on the Advisory Board of two very prommissing new ventures: Climber Hotel and Commoprices.