WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 19, 2015
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) has announced that APT Co-founder and Chairman Jim Manzi will speak at the Cisco CEO•CIO Leadership Council today.
The Cisco CEO•CIO Leadership Council brings together CEOs and CIOs from Fortune Global 500 companies with world-class industry and technology leaders to discuss the key challenges and opportunities global organizations face today. This year’s event will focus on topics including cybersecurity, disruptive technologies, and digital innovations.
Mr. Manzi will speak with Rebecca Jacoby, CIO of Cisco, and Dan Wagner, Founder and CEO of Civic Analytics, in the session titled “The Impact of 10X Data.” Other speakers at the summit include Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of Great Britain; Jeff Immelt, CEO of GE; Shimon Peres, 9th President of Israel; and Lowell McAdam, CEO of Verizon.
Jim Manzi is a foremost authority on using pattern recognition to optimize business strategy. Prior to founding APT, Mr. Manzi was a Vice President at Oliver Wyman (formerly Mercer Management Consulting), where he spent ten years directing corporate strategy and marketing optimization assignments across a wide array of industries on five continents. Mr. Manzi received a BS in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He recently co-authored an article in Harvard Business Review, “The Discipline of Business Experimentation,” which was named an HBR McKinsey Award finalist. Mr. Manzi is also the author of Uncontrolled: The Surprising Payoff of Trial-and-Error for Business, Politics, and Society.
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APT is a leading cloud-based cause-and-effect analytics software company. APT’s Test & Learn® software is revolutionizing the way companies harness their Big Data to accurately measure the profit impact of pricing, marketing, merchandising, operations, and capital initiatives, tailoring investments in these areas to maximize ROI. APT’s client portfolio features some of the world’s best known brands, including Walmart, Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Victoria’s Secret, American Family, Hilton Hotels, SUBWAY, TD Bank, T-Mobile, and others. APT has offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, London, Bentonville, Taipei, Tokyo, and Sydney. Visit http://www.predictivetechnologies.com to learn more.