2013 Big Data Symposium Agenda

Using Big Data for Predictive Analytics

October 13, 2013

Time Event/Presenter
8:00 - 8: 30 am

Opening remarks

Sudha Ram, INSITE Co-Director, MIS Professor
Clark Lantz, UA Interim Associate Vice President for Research
Doug Hockstad, Director of UA Tech Launch Arizona and Technology Transfer 
Paulo Goes, INSITE Co-Director, MIS Department Head

8:30 - 9:15 am Brian Gentile, Chairman & CEO, Jaspersoft 

The New Factors of Production & Rise of Big Data

9:15 - 10:00 am

Brenda Dietrich, Vice President Strategy & CTO for Business Analytics, IBM

Big Data: Applications, Analytics and Aspirations

10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:00 am

Darren Stoll, GVP, Interactive Marketing - Operations and Analytics, macys.com

Kerem Tomak, Vice President, Marketing Analytics, macys.com

Driving Your Business Through Big Data

11:00 - 11:45 am

Tim Hood, Global V.P., Strategic Technologies, Chief Solution Architect, Retail Industry, 
SAP AG

Unlocking Business Value with Big Data and Predictive Analytics

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 1:45 pm

David Cowart, Director Strategic Solutions, Mandiant

Big Data Security Gaps

1:45 - 2:30 pm

Michele Polz, Head of Patient Insights, Sanofi and Mikki Nasch, Co-Founder, AchieveMint

Smart Data is the Key to Scaleable Healthcare Solutions

2:30 - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 - 3:30 pm

Zaheer Benjamin, VP of Business and Basketball Analytics, Phoenix Suns

Data Mining and Analytics in the NBA

3:30 - 4:15 pm

Dr. Sudha Ram, Professor of MIS, Director, INSITE Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Building a Smarter Campus Using Big Data

4:15- 4:30 pm Closing remarks