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Brian ChampionSenior Director, Marketing AnalyticsWW Grainger

Brian Champion serves as Senior Director, Marketing Analytics at WW Grainger, a $16B distributor of facility maintenance products and supplies. He oversees the measurement, machine learning modeling, and strategic analysis for Marketing, Merchandising, Economic and Competitive Analysis, and Revenue Planning. He has been a member of Grainger's Analytics and Data Science team since 2004. Brian earned an MS in applied statistics from DePaul University and holds a bachelor's degree in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University. Brian is an advocate for LGBTQ equality in the workplace. He was former president of Grainger's LGBTQ business resource group and currently serves as an active member and advisor to the business resource group leadership team.