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USC Fourth International Conference on Business Analytics

Theme: “Analytics for Data-Driven Business Innovation and Competitive Advantage”

The University of Southern California Marshall School of Business is hosting the Fourth International Conference on Business Analytics.  This conference provides a forum for leaders from industry, academia, and government to gather to discuss topics related to the research, development, and application of business analytics.  Everyone is welcome to attend including industry, faculty, students, and government.

Program

8:00am-8:30am, Refreshments

8:30am-8:35am, Welcome and opening remarks, Rick Selby, Adjunct Professor, USC, and Director of Engineering, Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles, CA

8:35am-9:05am, “Business Intelligence and Data Exploration in the Era of Cognitive Computing”, Rob Risany, World Wide Analytics Executive, IBM, Chicago, IL

9:05am-9:35am, “Analytics in Leadership, Management, and Innovation”, Marshall Toplansky, Managing Director, Data and Analytics Solutions Center, KPMG, Irvine, CA

9:35am-10:05am, “Demystifying Data Science for Advanced Analytics”, Don Hilborn, Data Scientist, Hortonworks, Santa Clara, CA

10:05am-10:25am, Break

10:25am-10:55am, “Analytics for Driving Business Insights and Growth”, David Bernstein, Cloud Strategy Partners, San Francisco, CA

10:55am-11:25am, “Driving Profits by Being Data Driven”, Rob Armstrong, Director, Teradata, San Diego, CA

11:25am-11:35am, “Business Analytics in the Department of Data Sciences and Operations”, Yehuda Bassok, Professor and Chair, Department of Data Sciences and Operations, USC, Los Angeles, CA

11:35am-11:45am, “Overview of Marshall Data Analytics Club”, President, Marshall Data Analytics Club, USC, Los Angeles, CA

11:45am-12:30pm, Lunch

12:30pm-1:00pm, “Predictive Analytics for Data-Driven Development and Management of Large-Scale Systems”, Rick Selby, Adjunct Professor, USC, and Director of Engineering, Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles, CA

1:00pm-1:30pm, “Business Leadership, Innovation, and Growth Using Analytics”, Jonathan Vanden Bosch, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Los Angeles, CA

1:30pm-2:45pm, “Panel Discussion on Analytics for Data-Driven Business Innovation and Competitive Advantage”, All presenters

2:45pm-3:00pm, Closing remarks and adjourn, Rick Selby, Adjunct Professor, USC, and Director of Engineering, Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles, CA

 

Friday, October 23, 2015
USC Radisson 3540 South Figueroa Street Ballroom 2nd Level Los Angeles, CA 90007