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Executive Sessions by Date

Track Key:
 Strategy Summit
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
TIME EVENT
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:30 am
 
Keynote // Critical Requirements for Successful Self-Service Data and Analytics

Philip Russom, Ph.D., Senior Research Director, TDWI

Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 
Keynote // SAS and Microsoft: Why Operationalizing Analytics is the Key to Better Decisions

Marty Tomasi, Director of Product Management, SAS

Tammy Richter Jones, Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft

Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:40 am
 
Welcome to the Summit: Self-Service in Analytical Environments—Its Role in Every Process Within the Environment

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., President and Founder, Intelligent Solutions, Inc.

Tuesday
10:40 am - 11:30 am
 
Expert Speaker: Data Mesh—Shifting the Dominant Data Platform Paradigm

Ken Collier, Ph.D., Director of Data Science and Engineering, ThoughtWorks

Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:50 am
 
Solution Spotlight: Building an Adaptive Data Architecture with Data Virtualization

Paul Moxon, SVP Data Architecture and Chief Evangelist, Denodo

Tuesday
11:50 am - 12:00 pm
 
Break
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
 
Case Study: Data Infrastructure for Self-Service

Ash Dhupar, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Author

Tuesday
12:40 pm - 1:00 pm
 
Solution Spotlight: Accelerated Data Warehouse Deployment

Dan Nkemontoh, Account Executive, WhereScape

Tuesday
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
 
Q&A Moderator Wrap -up
Tuesday
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
 
Exhibit Hall
Tuesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
 
Executive Roundtables
Tuesday
5:25 pm - 6:00 pm
 
Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
TIME EVENT
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:30 am
 
Keynote // Creating Dashboards that Users Actually Like

Nick Desbarats, Independent Educator and Consultant, Practical Reporting Inc.

Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 
Keynote // Unleash the True Value of Your Data with the Data Cloud

Christina Jimenez, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Snowflake

Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:40 am
 
Creating Visualizations That Resonate

Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., President and Founder, Intelligent Solutions, Inc.

Wednesday
10:40 am - 11:30 am
 
Expert Speaker: Data Literacy—Strategy or Side-Effect?

Donald Farmer, Principal, TreeHive Strategy

Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:50 am
 
Solution Spotlight: The Universal BI Portal: The Missing Ingredient to Your BI Strategy

Mike Smitheman, VP Sales & Marketing, Metric Insights

Wednesday
11:50 am - 12:00 pm
 
Break
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
 
Case Study: User Adoption and Data Literacy

Alexander Mendoza, IT Director – Data and Analytics, Chobani, LLC

Wednesday
12:40 pm - 1:00 pm
 
Solution Spotlight: Why Optimizing Your Data-to-Insights Pipeline Should Be Your Top Priority in 2021

Joe DosSantos, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Qlik

Wednesday
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
 
Q&A Moderator Wrap -up
Wednesday
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
 
Exhibit Hall
Wednesday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
 
Executive Roundtables
Wednesday
5:25 pm - 6:00 pm
 
Exhibit Hall
Thursday, December 03, 2020
TIME EVENT
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:30 am
 
Keynote // Modernizing Business Analytics: Trends and Best Practices

David Stodder, Senior Research Director, TDWI

Thursday
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 
Keynote // Accelerate Your Path to Agility with SAP’s Business Technology Platform

Irfan Khan, President, Platform and Technologies, SAP SE

Thursday
10:00 am - 10:40 am
 
Automated Machine Learning: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Sr. Research Director, TDWI

Thursday
10:40 am - 11:30 am
 
Expert Speaker: Reuse Analytic Models to Get More Value from Data Science

Zank Bennett, President, Bennett Data Science

Thursday
11:30 am - 11:50 am
 
Solution Spotlight: The Future Is Enterprise Automation

Michael Nixon, Vice President, Product Marketing, SnapLogic

Thursday
11:50 am - 12:00 pm
 
Break
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
 
Case Study: Augmented Analytics: Magic or Myth

Prital Ullal, Executive Director, Big Data and Analytics, NCR Corporation

Thursday
12:40 pm - 1:00 pm
 
Solution Spotlight: Real-Time Fraud Detection with a Data Lake, Data Warehouse, and Kafka

Mark Cusack, Chief Technology Officer, Yellowbrick

Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
 
Q&A Moderator Wrap -up
Thursday
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
 
Exhibit Hall
Thursday
2:15 pm - 5:30 pm
 
Executive Roundtables
Thursday
5:25 pm - 6:00 pm
 
Exhibit Hall

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