Kira H. Barclay is Director of Analytics at John Deere Financial World Headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. Barclay oversees customer and channel analytics at John Deere Financial. She leads a team of analytics professionals whose mission is to drive sales opportunities and deliver distinctive and sustainable competitive advantages for John Deere. In addition, she leads the development and execution of the John Deere Financial data and analytics strategy and develops processes and tactics to support strategic priorities. Barclay’s career with John Deere Financial began as an intern in Risk Analytics and throughout her tenure, she’s held positions of increasing responsibility in Risk Analytics and Market Pricing. She worked for the John Deere Construction and Forestry Division as Manager, Discounts and Incentives and most recently served as Director, Advanced Analytics Strategy. Barclay attended Iowa State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Sociology and followed that with a Master’s degree in Statistics. She has also earned her Master of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management from Indiana University.