Will has worked in the technology industry for over 10 years. He is Director of Technology & Analytics and a member of the Executive team at CRU International, with responsibility for all data analytics, technology services delivery and cyber security management. CRU International are a Global Information and Data Service Provider, delivering business intelligence for the mining, metals and fertilizer industries through market analysis, commodity prices, consulting and events. CRU operates with a global footprint and has offices in 10 countries and customers in 170. This presents a number of unique challenges in terms of data accessibility, collaboration and security. Prior to working at CRU, Will worked as a geophysicist in the oil exploration industry where he gained experience in handling and analysing large datasets across hard to reach geographical locations. In his spare time Will enjoys playing and watching sport as well as taking his two sons to football training and matches.