Big Data! It is here and it is changing the world. Learn from a panel of local experts in various fields on how they are involved with 'Big Data' and what changes and opportunities they see emerging. You will have ample opportunity to connect, network, or pitch to the experts.
Raul Valdes-Perez: Board Member of Enterprise Forum Pittsburgh; Founder of Vivisimo, a data aggregation and analysis firm acquired by IBM in 2012.
Saman Haqqi: Program Director for Big Data Marketing, IBM/Vivisimo, and a leader of the efforts to create the 'Pittsburgh Big Data Mill' to encourage and support Big Data activities in Pittsburgh.
President/CEO of Maya Design; co-author of "Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Economy".
Susan Buchman: Director, Analytic Services Management Science Associates, Inc. MSA has been involved with Big Data since the 1960's in a variety of fields including consumer research, industrial process control; advertising; and government.
William Oberman: CTO, CivicScience; CivicScience has a stake in a moving target, public opinion, and is successfully using its unconventional methodology to keep a finger on the pulse of what people are thinking at any given time. Polling millions of consumers each week puts the company in command of information of tremendous interest to leading decision-makers.
Lisa Khorley: UPMC's Vice President, enterprise systems and data management; one of the leaders of the UPMC Enterprise Analytics Initiative.
PITCH, CONNECT, NETWORK
Are you an entrepreneur? Got a big Big Data idea? You can have the chance to give a 90 second pitch and get exposure and valuable feedback.
Are you a researcher? Student? You can share your research on Big Data in a 90 second summary and get insight from the panel on applications, product, market and networking opportunities.
Are you an IT or business professional in a field related to Big Data developements? You will have the chance to connect and network with the experts and your peers to get their insight on trends, impacts, and opportunities.
(note: A limited number of entrepreneurs and researches will be selected for the 'pitch' portion of the program.)
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