Future Skills Discussion: Nurturing Digital Transformation Talent at Aegon

Join us for this future skills discussion as we speak with Hiek Van der Scheer, Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Aegon, about his career path, skills acquisition, and digital transformation in regulated industries.


During this discussion, we will cover:

  • The role and journey to becoming a Chief Data and Analytics Officer
  • Digital transformation at Aegon and the role of data and analytics
  • Strategies to close skills gaps and fill in-demand roles
  • Challenges for digital transformation in regulated industries
  • Advice on soft and hard skills for employees to develop in digital transformation and data functions
  • Advice for those hoping or planning to enter the data analytics field
Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Aegon
Hiek is a passionate change leader focusing on digital, technology-led transformation. He has deep expertise on how businesses can derive value from data, analytics, artificial intelligence, and technology. In his current role, Hiek is responsible for Aegon’s worldwide data transformation. He has launched programs to build capabilities across the organization with a focus on skills as well as mindset and culture. His previous positions include an Advanced Analytics & Big Data practice leadership role at McKinsey & Company. Hiek has experience in the insurance, banking, telecommunications, and utility sectors. Hiek has a Ph.D. in Econometrics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
Event Details
  • Date
    March 31, 2022 3:00 pm IST
  • Duration
    45 minutes
  • Timezone

    10am ET / 3pm BST / 4pm CET