How To Grow Your Data Science Team: Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit, San Diego, February 12 & 13

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Join us at the Westin San Diego on February 12 & 13 for the 4th annual Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit, where over 200 analytics leaders will gather over 2 days to hear from some of the most innovative thinkers operating in the space. Hosted by Innovation Enterprise, this content-led summit will feature inspirational keynotes, engaging workshops and unparalleled networking opportunities.

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From creating your data science team to gaining actionable insight and everything in between, attendees will leave with the knowledge and tools to drive their teams forward.

It’s no secret that data scientists are in high demand, as many companies are now looking to capitalize on the Big Data buzz in order to drive better decision-making and business success. As well as building a solid infrastructure to allow for a data-driven culture, it is important to understand what to look for when growing a data-science team.

The Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit – co-located with the Apache Hadoop Innovation and Data Science Innovation Summits – returns to San Diego on February 12 & 13 and is the ideal opportunity to hear case studies and war stories from some leading analytics executives in the industry today. Attendance is essential if you are looking to grow a data analytics team, instill a data-driven culture, or are just getting started on an analytics journey and want to hear how industry pioneers have overcome the challenges that they have faced when putting data at the heart of the decision making process.

In her presentation ‘What should your first data hire do for you?’ Jessica Kirkpatrick – a Senior Data Scientist at Chegg – will discuss her experience of being the first data scientist in a company, and the lessons that this taught her when growing her team. Dave Hastings – Netflix’s Director of Product Analytics, Data Science & Engineering – will also discuss his experience of working in a data culture and how Netflix’s decision to put data at the heart of the company has led to the success that the company is now experiencing.

In addition to Netflix and Chegg, speakers from eBay, Walgreens, Mashable, Sharp, LinkedIn, Facebook and many more will share their expertise on how the smarter use of analytics offers the key to business success.

“We’ve created this event to cover a range of the most important issues facing analytics practitioners and data scientists every day,” said David Barton, Head of Analytics Channel at Innovation Enterprise and summit creator. “From creating your data science team to gaining actionable insight and everything in between, attendees will leave with the knowledge and tools to drive their teams forward.”

“The diverse speaker line up will leave attendees with the inspiration and depth of knowledge to drive their teams forward.” All summit content will also be available post-summit via ieOnDemand.

Register by this Friday, February 6 using the exclusive discount code PASD200 to receive $200 off any two-day event pass. To view the full line up, or for more information please visit: http://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/predictive-analytics-innovation-summit-san-diego2015.

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About Innovation Enterprise:

Innovation Enterprise, a CFO Publishing company is an independent business-to-business multi-channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Digital, Innovation and Sports executives. Products include IE.Summits, ieOnDemand, ieWebinars, ieWhitepapers and more.

Whether it's delivered online, or in person, everything Innovation Enterprise produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation.

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