Mikael Hagstrom
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Executive Vice President, EMEA and Asia Pacific

As head of an expanding global team of 5,000 professionals in 48 countries, Mikael Hagstrom is passionate about providing a culture where innovation can flourish, resulting in market leadership for the organization and its customers. He leads SAS’ Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific regions, which accounts for more than half of SAS’ total revenue. You can follow @mikaelhagstrom on Twitter.

Recent Posts

Q3 2014 Intelligence Quarterly: Accelerate innovation with big data analytics

Since I started publishing this journal of case studies several years ago, I’ve always written about the transformative impact of big data analytics. I’ve been ... Read More

Q2 2014 Intelligence Quarterly: Big data and the power of prediction

Business leaders have always made predictions about the future of their organizations. The difference today is that our predictions no longer have to be based ... Read More

Q1 2014 Intelligence Quarterly: Set your data free for the big data world

Have you been keeping up with the total amount of data being generated over the last few years? We’re moving from petabytes and exabytes to ... Read More

Q4 2013 Intelligence Quarterly: It’s a big data world

Smart organizations have been analyzing data for years to increase profits and improve customer or citizen experiences. In the “big data” era, however, the most ... Read More

Q3 2013 Intelligence Quarterly: Marketing in an always on world

Roadside billboards that advertise local restaurants. Incessant commercial breaks for new hybrid vehicles during your favorite primetime shows. The merry jingle of the ice cream ... Read More

Three pillars of inclusive growth in Europe

What Europe needs to jump start its economy is inclusive growth, and that starts with the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), which is a ... Read More

In pursuit of excellence ... with SAS centers of excellence

One of the many things we do at SAS is help our customers create a culture of analytics, often by establishing centers of excellence. In ... Read More

Europe cannot afford another Doha Round

As the European depression deepens and unemployment soars, policymakers are desperate to restore growth in a region crippled by debt. Opportunity knocks, but the question ... Read More

Q2 2013 Intelligence Quarterly: Bring big data to life with visual analytics

We are shifting from a world in which we think we know into a world in which we know and we can prove it. This ... Read More

The little engine that could

“I think I can, I think I can ...” Chances are, you’ve heard this phrase before. Popularized in the children’s book, “The Little Engine That ... Read More