Top Business Analytics Executive oversees a team of business analysts that use business data and statistical methods to provide insight into past business performance and suggest operational improvements that might impact future business performance. Identifies areas of strategic focus and develops analytical approaches and methodologies. Being a Top Business Analytics Executive may specify new products, procedures, and standards to support business strategies. May require an advanced degree. Additionally, Top Business Analytics Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Business Analytics Executive manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Top Business Analytics Executive typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.