Marcello Fontana - Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Marcello is CWA’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer, leading the firm’s practice in the areas of Data Science, Big Data IP development, and analytics platform development and implementation.  

Prior to joining CWA, Marcello was the co-founder and Managing Director of Wavecatch, a Singapore-based start-up operating in the deep analytics, big data and high-performance computing space.  He has also almost 20 years of global experience in financial services and technology/ media companies, where he primarily focused on:

  1. the design and implementation of advanced quantitative systems for business performance optimization (risk management, operational efficiency, marketing ROI)
  2. establishing “repeatable innovation” programs with tangible financial outcomes

He brings to CWA’s team excellent professional credentials in both Executive and Technical roles [Managing Director of FOX Mobile Distribution Asia-Pac; Global Head of Innovation at Standard Chartered Bank; Asia-Pacific Director of Analytics/CRM at AEGON; VP, Market Area Analytics at Wells Fargo; Group Head of Advanced Analytics at Intuit], and first rate analytical expertise.

He holds MSc in Econometrics / Statistics, and earned his MBA at UC Berkeley.  He is an Affiliate Researcher at the Centre of Financial Econometrics at Singapore Management University.


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