Linda Burtch is the founder and managing director of Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, and has over 30 years of experience placing analytics professionals nationwide. Linda’s views on the analytics and data science professions have often been sought by business media, including interviews with The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Mashable, Forbes.com, the Chicago Tribune, Fox News, InformationWeek, PC World, Analytics Magazine, and many more. She is also a frequent speaker on analytics career topics at luncheons, conferences, corporate meetings, and webinars.
Ms. Burtch has been an executive board member of the Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association for over ten years, and is an active member of INFORMS. Linda has maintained a business blog for many years, sharing data and insights about the hiring market with the analytics community and their employers. Before becoming an analytics recruiter, Linda began her career in the corporate sphere of Whirlpool and Pepsi after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA.