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Olaf Larson

Senior Managing Director

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150 North Riverside Plaza, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606

+1.785.250.8996 Mobile

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Olaf Larson leads Ankura’s Data and Technology Business Group.


Olaf has more than 25 years of data and analytics leadership experience creating and leading analytical teams, developing data and analytics infrastructure and ecosystems, and guiding strategic planning and projects across multiple industries. Olaf is based out of Chicago.

Prior to joining Ankura, Olaf held leadership positions in analytics, information management, strategic planning, and operations in Fortune 100 and 500 companies as well as leading data and analytics practices in top tier advisory services companies and serving as a U.S. Army officer.

In addition to team building and management, Olaf’s areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic planning and process improvement
  • Information and Data Strategy
  • Advanced Analytics and Modeling
  • Business Intelligence Design and Delivery
  • Complex Systems Measurement and Assessment
  • Process Engineering
  • Program / Project Management
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point
  • Operations Research Systems Analysis, Army Logistics Management College, Fort Lee, VA

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