Q Ethan McCallum (@qethanm) works as a professional-services consultant, with a focus on strategic matters around data and technology. He is especially interested in helping companies build and shape their internal analytics practice.

Q’s speaking engagements include conferences, meetups, and training events. He is also engaged in a number of projects, ranging from open-government/civic-data collaborations to open-source software tools.

His published work includes Business Models for the Data Economy, Parallel R: Data Analysis in the Distributed World and Bad Data Handbook: Mapping the World of Data Problems. He is currently working on a new book on time series analysis, and another on building analytics shops (Making Analytics Work).