Nick Curcuru



Nick Curcuru
Vice President, Data Services
Mastercard

Nick Curcuru has been delivering analytics solutions for nearly 20 years in operations and consulting. He is currently principal of the big data analytics practice at MasterCard Advisors, where he works with the executive suite cascading to the operational level to enable data-driven strategy for the organization. Nick has extensive experience in retail, manufacturing, transportation, hospitality, entertainment, media, and communications. He joined MasterCard Advisors from the SAS Institute; prior to the SAS, he worked for Andersen Consulting.

Nick has contributed to several books, including Arthur Andersen’s Global Lessons in Activity-Based Management (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999) and The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business (Palgrave McMillan 2010). He received his MBA from Rollins College’s Crummer Graduate School of Business and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. He also has advanced certifications from Cornell’s School of Hotel Management and the Project Management Institute.