Why You Should Attend!



JOIN LIKE-MINDED PROFESSIONALS IN YOUR FIELD FOR A FULL DAY OF LEARNING. EXPLORE CUTTING EDGE CONTENT AND EXPAND YOUR NETWORK WITH THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST EXECUTIVES IN THE REGION!

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior data & analytics executives from across industries for our annual Leadership in Big Data and Analytics Forum in New York City. Throughout keynote sessions, fireside chats and panel sessions, our speaking faculty will address an array of topics specifically geared towards Chief Data Officers, Chief Digital Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Information Officers, as well as Data & Analytics VPs and Directors in a leadership role, including:

  • The next wave of tools and technologies that will transform data and analytical capabilities
  • How to nimbly navigate today’s high-volume data driven digital world
  • Shifting a reactive culture into to a proactive, innovative approach towards incorporating data into key decision-making processes
  • Boost revenue generation through more effective use of enterprise data insight at every level
  • Leveraging data insights to drive the business’ product and customer strategies
  • Assessing how data has impacted the executive team and overall corporate structure, and how this will continue to evolve
  • Exploring IoT’s future ramifications across industries


While data has always surrounded the business, a comprehensive strategy to consistently translate data into actionable customer insights has never been more vital. Speakers will address the challenges and opportunities surrounding these topics, as well as how to foster the necessary culture to support these endeavors.

We look forward to hosting you alongside our community of Fortune 500 data & analytics leaders hailing from the heart of New York City and beyond!

This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Tyler Lettich at tlettich@argyleforum.com.

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PJ Abhishek Senior Vice President, Revenue Management & Consumer Analytics
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation
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Saurabh Bhatnagar Senior Data Scientist
Rent the Runway
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Eric Callahan Head of Performance Analytics
American Express
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Alfred Essa Vice President, Analytics and R&D
McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
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Sanji Fernando Vice President, OptumLabs Center for Applied Data Science
UnitedHealthGroup
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Madhu Ghosh Global Data Analytics Officer
Morgan Stanley | Research
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Tamara Gruzbarg Senior Vice President, Data, Analytics and Consumer Insight
Time
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Judith Hammerman Vice President, Global Data Commercialization
Time
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John Harnisher Vice President of Data, Analytics, and Insights
Kaplan
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Faisal Khan Head of Data Science
Aetna
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Tobi Knaup Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder
Mesosphere
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Bharti Rai Chief Commercial Data Officer
Bayer HealthCare
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Victor Tewari Senior Technology Officer, Legal Entity Data, Compliance Management
BMO Capital Markets
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Sean Warren Director, IT Operations
Domo
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  • 8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:05am Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
  • 9:05am – 9:40am Keynote Presentation featuring Rent The Runway: Launching a Personalized Experience"
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    Saurabh Bhatnagar
    Senior Data Scientist
    Rent The Runway

  • 9:45am – 10:05am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Domo: "Data Evolution"
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    Sean Warren
    Director, IT Operations
    Domo

  • 10:05am – 10:30am Networking Break
  • 10:30am – 11:15am Panel Discussion: “Creating a Data Driven Culture”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Learnings from and benefits of establishing Information Governance
    • Organizational design and benefits of aligning information management, analytics and knowledge management functions
    • Building capability by combining business experience and data expertise in teams
    • Building a data strategy that aligns with the brand strategy

    Moderator:

    Eric Callahan
    Head of Performance Analytics
    American Express      

    Panelists:

    Tamara Gruzbarg
    Senior Vice President, Data, Analytics and Consumer Insight
    Time    

    John Harnisher
    Vice President, Data, Analytics, and Insights
    Kaplan

    Bharti Rai
    Chief Commercial Data Officer
    Bayer HealthCare

  • 11:20am – 11:55am Keynote Presentation featuring American Express: “Layering Insights on Automation”
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    Eric Callahan
    Head of Performance Analytics
    American Express      

  • 11:55am – 12:15pm Networking Break
  • 12:15pm – 12:50pm Keynote Presentation Featuring Wyndam Worldwide Corporation: Building a Customer Data Strategy – Decisions Based on Insights
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    In this presentation we will go through the steps an organization needs to take to obtain insights on customer for better decision making.

    The primary goal for building a Data strategy is to have the ability to make better decisions. There are some key ingredients that are required to build a sustainable customer insight strategy. There needs to be buy in from senior management, the right technology and focus from business teams. In this era of cheap data storage, there is a huge amount of data that is being captured and stored. The key for the businesses is to prioritize the key domains and then to use the right models/ algorithms to get the results.  It is in the data mining and ultimately the visualization that these results turn into insights.  

    PJ Abhishek
    Senior Vice President, Revenue Management & Consumer Analytics
    Wyndam Worldwide Corporation

  • 12:50pm – 1:50pm Lunch
  • 1:50pm – 1:55pm Session Introduction featuring Mesosphere
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    Tobi Knaup
    Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder
    Mesosphere

  • 1:55pm – 2:40pm Panel Discussion: “Leveraging Business Insights for Smarter Business Decisions”
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Driving holistic decision making with business analytics
    • Building a detailed roadmap that aligns modern data warehousing, big data, and next generation analytics
    • How to overcome the challenges of data silos, security, and governance while providing agility, self-service, and access that end-users demand
    • Collaborative innovation to drive business outcomes, increase ROI and transform the business

    Moderator: 

    Alfred Essa
    Vice President, Analytics and R&D
    McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings

    Panelists:

    Madhu Ghosh
    Global Data Analytics Officer
    Morgan Stanley Research         

    Faisal Khan
    Senior Director of Data Science
    Aetna  

    Victor Tewari
    Senior Technology Officer, Legal Entity Data, Compliance Management
    BMO Capital Markets

  • 2:40pm - 3:00pm Networking Break
  • 3:00pm - 3:35pm: “Maximizing Your 1st Party Data to Drive Revenue” Keynote Presentation featuring Time
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    Judith Hammerman
    SVP, Data Commercialization and Programmatic Solutions
    Time    

  • 3:35pm - 3:40pm Argyle Executive Forum Closing Remarks
  • 3:40pm - 4:40pm Closing Reception

What will be discussed? Explore Big Data and Analytics hot topics and challenge areas such as:

Driving Business Success Through Big Data

  • The impact of Big Data upon the overall business, and how this has subsequently impacted technology management
  • Shifting a reactive status quo into to a proactive, innovative culture towards incorporating data into key decision-making processes
  • Leveraging the latest emerging technologies to maximize the value of available data
  • Boost revenue generation through more effective use of enterprise data insight at every level

Data’s Role in Creating a Successful User Experience (UX)

  • Striking a balance between brand strategy and marketing effectiveness through data-driven personalization
  • Leveraging data insights to drive the business’ product and customer strategies
  • Tactics for discovering, segmenting, targeting and engaging consumers
  • How to nimbly navigate today’s high-volume data driven digital world
  • Staying ahead of the competition and trends as they’re emerging with real time data

Leveraging Business Insights for Smarter Business Decisions

  • Driving holistic decision making with business analytics
  • Building a detailed roadmap that aligns modern data warehousing, big data, and next generation analytics
  • How to overcome the challenges of data silos, security, and governance while providing agility, self-service, and access that end-users demand
  • Collaborative innovation to drive business outcomes, increase ROI and transform the business

The Rise of the Interconnected World

  • Exploring IoT’s future ramifications across industries
  • IoT’s impact upon the IT organization and how this affects traditional roles, desired skills, organizational structure, etc.  
  • Best practices for supporting a live running IoT business
  • Investing in IoT, mobility, big data analytics, social media and cloud while also maintaining traditional applications like ERP and CRM 
  • Privacy and Security challenges impacting the consumer IoT 

Still have questions? We have answers.

I want to attend, but what if I'm unsure of my schedule and need to cancel my participation?

Just let us know. We understand that schedules change! However, we always have a waiting list for this event, and if you don't cancel, we will assume you are still attending and your spot will go unused. If you must, cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event to make room for others!

What if I can't be OOO for a whole day, or need to come late?

We have wifi and private rooms available for attendees to take calls and spend some quiet time on emails, as well as access to printing. Have a morning meeting you can't miss? No problem. This event was designed for busy executives - we get it.

I'd like to bring some colleagues. Do I need to register them online?

Events are more fun with friends, and we'd be happy to host your team. You can have them register online, or send us their names, titles and email addresses and we will take care of it for you!

I don't see the event venue listed. Where will the meeting be held?

To maintain exclusivity, we don't release the venue address until the registration process has been completed. All logistical details will be shared once you have requested a pass and been approved.

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Venue

The Fitzpatrick Grand Central


141 E. 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (800) 367-7701
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