Catalyst BI is delighted to announce that Rugby League royalty Jamie Peacock will be the keynote speaker for the Data Strategy Showcase afternoon. The Showcase is part of the Qlik World Tour, which will take place on June 30, 2022 at Headingley Stadium in Leeds from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
During his sporting career, Jamie became the most decorated rugby union player in UK history. He played more than 550 games in 19 years, including 49 caps for England and Great Britain, where he captained for 8 years. In 2015, at the end of his illustrious sporting career, he was the most successful player of the modern Super League era and was capped in the Super League Dream Team 11 times, the World 13 twice, and was named the best striker in the world. twice. In 2011, he received an MBE in recognition of his services to the game.
Jamie then turned his considerable ambitions and remarkable talents beyond rugby and became an inspirational speaker, as well as mentoring and wellness programs. Its goal is to create lasting leadership habits. The self-discipline, diligence and tenacity he developed during his rugby career were instrumental in formulating his plan for personal success.
He has worked with companies like the NHS, McDonalds and HSBC to create winning team cultures.
Peacock said: “I’m really looking forward to being part of the data strategy pitch afternoon at Headingley and being able to give my ‘Champion Teams’ motivational talk, which looks at 12 principles that create high performing teams. by excelling as individuals, leaders and the collective Last but not least, no knowledge of the league or the sport of rugby is necessary.
As well as inspiring others to reach their full potential, he also works for the Leeds Rhinos and the BBC.
Jamie is now a keen endurance runner, having run 4 marathons and 2 ultra-marathons, including a 52 mile double marathon around London. In the process, he raised over £100,000 for charity. In April this year, he ran an incredible 104 miles in 24 hours – the equivalent of four marathons to raise thousands of pounds for Greenhouse Sports, a London-based children’s charity.
The confirmed list of Qlik World Tour and Data Strategy Showcase speakers, alongside industry experts from Whitworths, Onward Homes, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and Price Forbes & Partners, will continue to be announced by Catalyst BI on the coming weeks. Those interested in attending the event can complete the registration form below to receive their official invitation.