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Expert Panel: How to Succeed in Advancing Your Analytics Programs

Webinar Speaker: Fern Halper, TDWI VP Research, Senior Research Director for Advanced Analytics

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET

TDWI research indicates that organizations are struggling to advance their analytics programs. There are numerous reasons for this which are both technical and organizational in nature. On the technical front, organizations are struggling with their data. Data is often siloed, it is not of high quality, and some organizations don’t have the right tools in place to access, understand, or prepare data. On the organizational front, culture and leadership are often issues, as well as the necessary talent to move forward. For instance, there is the need for greater training in data science and statistical modeling.

Attend this webinar to learn best practices for advancing your analytics program. Topics include:

  • Challenges organizations face when trying to advance their analytics programs
  • Organizational best practices for advancing analytics such as getting executives on board, building data literacy programs, and moving the needle on culture and change management
  • Technology best practices for advancing analytics including unified platform strategies, data sharing, and automation

Guest Speaker

Julian Forero
Product Marketer

Julian is a product marketer with experience in both high-growth startups and established enterprise software and infrastructure providers. Prior to Snowflake, Julian was part of Confluent during the fast-growth journey to IPO. He began his career at IBM where as a consultant, he advised large enterprises on their machine learning and analytics strategy. Julian holds an aerospace engineering undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech and an MBA from The University of Chicago. During his free time, Julian enjoys road biking around the San Francisco bay area.

Rick Negrin
Field CTO

Prior to his role as the SingleStore Field CTO, Rick Negrin oversaw product strategy and management as the VP of Product Management. Before SingelStore he spent 12 years at Microsoft leading teams for SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. Rick holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Washington.

Ed Thompson
CTO and co-founder

Ed started his career as an IBM software consultant, and spent 11 years consulting for some of the premier blue-chip companies in the UK. Along with CEO Matthew Scullion, he launched Matillion in 2011 and set about building a crack team of data integration experts and software engineers. He and his team launched Matillion’s flagship ETL product in 2014, which has driven the company’s growth ever since. Ed’s strength is his ability to bring together best-in-class technologies from across the software ecosystem and apply them to solving the deep and complex requirements of modern businesses in new and disruptive ways. Ed is a graduate of the University of Salford with a degree in Computer Science. A proud father of three (plus two dogs), he has recently taken up training assistance-dog puppies for the blind.

Fern Halper, Ph.D.

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