Kellogg Insight Live: Big Data Doesn't Make Decisions, Leaders Do

Join Professor Florian Zettelmeyer and alumni panelists Adam Caplan '01 of Salesforce.com, H. John Livingston '91 of Sensorsolve, Greg Oslan '95 of OSG Consulting andHardik Bhatt '05 of Cisco Systems for a discussion on harnessing the power of data analytics to build new business models, spark innovation and gain a competitive edge.

When:

Thursday, February 19

6:00 p.m   Registration & Reception

7:00 p.m   Main Program

8:30 p.m   Networking Reception

 

Where:

The Langham, Chicago
330 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Register:  http://kellogg.alumni.northwestern.edu/KILChicago02192015
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Florian Zettelmeyer is the Nancy L. Ertle Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also directs the Program on Data Analytics at Kellogg, the school's Big Data and Analytics initiative. Professor Zettelmeyer’s work addresses how the information consumers have about firms and the information firms have about consumers affect firm behavior.

 

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Hardik Bhatt '05 is a Senior Director with Cisco and currently leads Cisco's market making efforts for Internet of Everything for Global Public Sector. In this role, Hardik works with Mayors, Governors and CIOs to improve operations by connecting unconnected public assets like parking spots, trashcans, streetlights, and more. Hardik also creates Innovation centers, Innovation Ecosystems, incubates new partnerships, solutions and business models and provides thought leadership in the Smart Cities area.

 

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Adam Caplan runs the Strategic Projects organization at Salesforce.com, a global consulting organization that builds custom applications on the platform, helping companies stretch what's possible with the technology and helping turn their vision into reality. Adam joined Salesforce through acquisition in 2011, having founded Model Metrics in 2003, a consulting company focused on helping enterprise organizations accelerate the adoption of cloud computing technologies. Salesforce acquired Model Metrics in 2011.

 

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H. John Livingston founded Sensorsolve in 2014, after more than 20 years at McKinsey & Co. Sensorsolve uses the power of connectivity to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of industrial businesses. Its portfolio of companies combines distinctive industrial hardware with connectivity and analytics to provide better performance to customers. Mr. Livingston joined McKinsey & Company in 1993 and became a partner in 1999.

 

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Greg Oslan '95 is founder and Managing Partner at OSG Consulting, offering strategic business operations guidance to companies in the analytics, telecommunications and cyber security markets. Previously, Greg was a Boeing executive and President and CEO of Narus Inc., a company which provided traffic analytics for cyber security and business optimization. Greg's experience balances technical understanding and strategic operational leadership to successfully build and lead companies to market and exit.