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Ashraf Ghonaim

MBA, B. Eng, LSSBB, BSC, PMP, MVP-Data Platform


Ashraf Ghonaim is a Strategic Management and Analytics Consultant. He holds a Computer Engineering degree and an MBA degree in Strategic Management with special emphasis on IT-Business Strategic Alignment using Balanced Scorecard. He is also a certified Balanced Scorecard Professional™ from the co-creators Drs. Kaplan and Norton, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Project Management Professional (PMP).  

Ashraf’s domains of expertise are:
• Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Business Visualization and Data Analytics
• Strategy Management and Performance Management using the Balanced Scorecard (BSC)
• Business Process Improvement using Lean Six Sigma and Statistical Analysis 
• Advanced Analytics, Data Mining, Predictive Modeling and Scenario Planning  
• Project, Program and Portfolio Management using the PMI methodology 
• Research and Evidence Based Business Case for Strategic Business Change

Ashraf is passionate about Visual Analytics using Power BI and he is the leader of Toronto Power BI, PowerApps, Flow user group. He is also a frequent speaker in the professional meetup groups and Microsoft events like Power BI World Tour, Dynamics 365, SQL Saturdays, etc.
Ashraf also volunteers in several Open Data and Data for Public Good initiatives. He recently got his Microsoft MVP award in recognition of his contribution to the data and analytics community.