Big Data and Analytics

1 Day Meeting

2017 Leadership in Big Data & Analytics Forum

Chicago, IL Dec 05, 2017

Overview

Explore the biggest forces impacting data strategy and analytics in 2018
 

Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior data & analytics executives from a variety of industry verticals for our annual Leadership in Big Data and Analytics Forum in Chicago. Throughout keynote sessions, fireside chats and panel sessions, our speaking faculty will address an array of topics geared towards Chief Data Officers, Chief Digital Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, Chief Information Officers, as well as Data, Analytics, and Business Intelligence VPs & Directors, 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 business leaders, 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 the Midwest and beyond!

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Speakers

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MQ Qureshi

Founder

Xoobies

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Francisco Azeredo

VP, Data Analytics

Northern Trust

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Laura Burgos

Director, Audience Research & Analytics

Lyric Opera of Chicago

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Michelangelo D'Agostino

Head of Data Science

ShopRunner

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Michael Goldwater

Director, eCommerce Business Management & Analytics

Sears Holdings

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Eli Goodman

Vice President, Sales

Jumpshot

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Jeff Hamilton

Head of Consumer Insights

BMW Group

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Bodee Kittikamron

Global Director, Digital and Corporate Marketing

Littelfuse, Inc.

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Narendra Lingegowda

Digital Health and Emerging Technologies Lead

Shire

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Anthony Liu

Head of Data Science

American Medical Association

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Martha Miller

Solutions Engineer

Paxata

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Jeff Myers

Director - Enterprise Data & Analytics

State Farm

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Youssef Ouyhya

Director, Architecture, Data Science and Advanced Analytics

Gogo

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Bill Petti

Global Data Strategist

Gallup

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Yoav Shargil

Head of Targeted Marketing and Customer Analytics

Sears Holdings

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Paul Sonderegger

Big Data Strategist

Oracle

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Abhishek Vaidya

Head of Digital Analytics

Discover Financial Services

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Jessica Williams

Head of Global Innovation Marketing & Analytics

Visa

Agenda

This event will feature insights from top executives, including

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8:15am - 9:15am
Breakfast
9:15am - 9:25am
Opening Remarks by Argyle Host

MQ Qureshi
Founder
Xoobies

9:25am - 10:00am
Keynote Presentation featuring BMW: "Voice of the Customer at Scale Text Analytics at BMW"

Everyday more consumer are communication with their favorite brands via digital means and organizations need to develop skills to ingest, analyze and act on this valuable source of information.  BMW views text analytics as a significant opportunity to create insight from consumers.   As Head of Consumer Insights, Jeff will walks through examples of how BMW is leveraging text analytics to gain insights into consumer experiences with the BMW brand.

Jeff Hamilton
Head of Consumer Insights
BMW

10:00am - 10:20am
Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Oracle

Paul Sonderegger
Big Data Strategist
Oracle

10:20am - 10:45am
Networking Break
10:45am - 11:05am
Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Gallup: "Let's Talk People! Barriers to Organizational Adoption and Success of Advanced Analytics"

Investments in analytics and modeling are accelerating across every industry, in just about every functional area. Much of the focus is on technology and increasing the number of employees that have extensive modeling and programming skills. However, there is more to the successful adoption of advanced analytics than simply hiring more data scientists. This talk will focus on two critical areas related to people: the need for wider statistical literacy within an organization and for Strategic Translators who can bridge the gap between consumers of models and data and the producers.

Bill Petti
Global Data Strategist
Gallup

11:05am - 11:50am
Panel Discussion: "Translating Data into Action"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the explosion of data and the impact on the business
  • Data vs. Insights: Translating data into insights, and subsequently, action
  • The evolving role of providing data and insights to the business
  • Aligning your organization’s strategy and long term goals to your data analytics roadmap
  • Partnering with different functions to drive innovation

Moderator:

MQ Qureshi
Founder
Xoobies

Panelists:
Michael Goldwater
Director, eCommerce Business Management & Analytics
Sears Holdings 

Eli Goodman
Vice President, Sales
Jumpshot 

Bodee Kittikamron
Global Director, Digital and Corporate Marketing
Littelfuse, Inc.   

Jeff Myers
Director - Enterprise Data & Analytics
State Farm        

Youssef Ouyhya
Director of Architecture and Data Engineering
Gogo    

11:50am - 12:10pm
Networking Break
12:10pm - 12:15pm
Session Introduction featuring Paxata

Martha Miller
Solutions Engineer
Paxata 

12:15pm - 12:45pm
Keynote Session featuring ShopRunner: "The Care and Feeding of Data Scientists: Concrete Tips for Retaining Your Data Science Team"

Data scientists are hard to hire. But too often, companies struggle to find the right talent only to make avoidable mistakes that cause their best data scientists to leave.  From organizational structure and leadership considerations to tooling and infrastructure to avoiding FOMO through continuing education, this talk will offer concrete (and inexpensive) tips for keeping your data scientists engaged, productive, and performing their best for your business. 

Michelangelo D'Agostino
Head of Data Science
ShopRunner

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Lunch
1:45pm - 2:30pm
Panel Discussion: "The Data Talent Gap"

Session topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Building an in-house data team
  • Finding the proper skill sets to mature your data strategy
  • The evolving role of data teams in the corporate landscape
  • Establishing data science centers of excellence to help close the talent gap

Moderator:

Laura Burgos
Director of Audience Research & Analytics
Lyric Opera of Chicago

Panelists:

Francisco Azeredo
VP, Data Analytics
Northern Trust    

Narendra Lingegowda
Digital Health and Emerging Technologies Lead
Shire      

Abhishek Vaidya
Head of Digital Analytics
Discover Financial Services 

2:30pm - 2:50pm
Networking Break
2:50pm - 3:25pm
Keynote Presentation featuring American Medical Association: "Elevating Predictive Analytics to Prescriptive Analytics in Healthcare"

The American Medical Association (AMA) strives to be the industry authority of physician information. The AMA leverages data science to gain insights of physician practicing patterns. This session looks into predictive models that the AMA Data Science team builds to predict data quality and physician practicing patterns. Practical use of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is covered. This session also takes a deeper dive into the approaches the AMA Data Science team takes to provide prescriptive guidance to data processing and business operations.

Tony Liu, MSCS, MSStats
Director Data Science
American Medical Association

3:25pm - 3:35pm
Closing Remarks by Argyle Host

MQ Qureshi
Founder
Xoobies

3:35pm - 4:45pm
Closing Reception

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This event will feature insights from top executives, including

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Hotels

Traveling for the event? Stay at one of our recommended hotels nearby


The following hotels are recommended by Argyle Executive Forum. Please note that we do not have a corporate rate. For details on where the event will take place, please contact your Argyle relationship manager.

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Hotel Blake Chicago

500 South Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60605

Telephone: (312) 986-1234