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“Data Science as a Game Changer: What Enterprises can Learn from Startups”
New developments in statistical computing, machine learning, and predictive analytics, combined with massive parallel computing at low cost, are transforming the way startups and enterprises are analysing and extracting business value from Big Data.
Data Science is here to stay, and -in many ways- becoming a ‘game changer.’
18:30 Welcome and networking around free beer and pizza
Mike Ferguson, MD at Intelligent Business Strategies
About Mike: With over 30 years of IT experience, Mike has consulted for F500 corporations on business intelligence/corporate performance management, enterprise architecture, business integration, MDM and data integration. Formerly he was a principal and co-founder of Codd and Date Europe Limited – the inventors of the Relational Model, a Chief Architect at NCR on the Teradata DBMS and European Managing Director of Database Associates.
Jason McFall, CTO at Causata
About Jason: A former researcher at Stanford University specialised in the fine differences between matter and antimatter. In the decade since then, he has led teams in the design and development of high performance enterprise software applications to record and analyze large and complex sets of business data, using a variety of meta-modeling and data mining techniques. He holds a first-class degree in Physics from Imperial College, London and a doctorate in Particle Physics from Oxford University.
Hillary Mason, Chief Scientist at Bitly
About Hillary: Her work involves both pure research and development of product-focused features. She is a former computer science professor with a background in machine learning and data mining, has published numerous academic papers, and regularly releases code on her personal site, www.hilarymason.com. She’s also a co-founder of HackNY (hackny.org), a non-profit organization that connects talented student hackers from around the world with startups in NYC.
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