Jordan Morrow

Jordan Morrow

PLURALSIGHT AUTHOR
Jordan Morrow is the Global Head of Data Literacy at Qlik, for whom he has worked the past 2+ years. Jordan started his career with American Express right out of the University of Utah, starting his career shortly before graduating. He started in the Accounting and Finance world, before transitioning to his passion: data. Jordan transferred to manage and lead the Business Intelligence Team over the American Express US Consumer Card portfolio, the largest portfolio of cards in the American Express arsenal. In this world, Jordan oversaw the building of distribution of dashboards and business intelligence reports. In this world, Jordan also oversaw all the development of training materials for the consumers. American Express was at the forefront of self-service analytics, and Jordan helped to build and develop this. Along with these responsibilities, Jordan helped to oversee the transition from standard data usage to the use of Big Data for these self-service reports. While in this role, Jordan received the distinguished President's Award. After 8.5 years with American Express, Jordan transitioned directly into the Business Intelligence world, making the move to Qlik. In his role at Qlik, he was hired with the intended purpose of helping all individuals and organizations to develop skills to properly utilize data. This role quickly morphed and transitioned to a larger role as Global Head of Data Literacy. In this role, Jordan helped create one of the world's first education programs specifically designed to help individuals become more data literate. Along with the education program, Jordan is regularly requested to speak at Conferences, including Big Data, Analytics, and BI conferences. He continues in his role to expand the education and thought leadership programs of Data Literacy, looking to expand these skills worldwide. Again, in this role, Jordan was happy to win another President's Award, and he currently now sits on two boards: Rutgers University's Big Data Certification Board and The Data Literacy Project Advisory Council, which he is Council Chair. Outside of work, Jordan is a strong family man, being married and having 5 kids. Along with spending time with his family, Jordan loves to travel the world and is an accomplished Ultramarathon runner, completing in these events regularly.