Webinar

Data is the best offense and defense: How companies turn to data to thrive and survive

April 28th, 2020 11:30AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Moderator

  • Marta Lopata

    Chief Growth Officer
    @Thinknum Alternative Data

Speaker

  • Doug Laney

    Principal Data & Analytics Strategist @Caserta

In this webinar, former VP at Gartner and bestselling author of "Infonomics" Doug Laney will share best practices and framework for senior executives and data leaders for working with internal and external data for competitive intelligence.

Our expert Doug Laney is a best-selling author recognized for his authority on data and analytics strategy. He advises senior business and information leaders on data strategy, data monetization, data governance, and analytics best practices. Previously, Doug served as Vice President and Distinguished Analyst with Gartner’s Chief Data Officer research and advisory team.

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Moderator

  • Marta Lopata

    Chief Growth Officer
    @Thinknum Alternative Data

    Marta Lopata

    Chief Growth Officer @Thinknum Alternative Data

    Marta V. Lopata is the Chief Growth Officer at Thinknum Alternative Data and Kgbase - no-code knowledge graph tool. In 2019, Marta has founded External Data Conference - the world’s first annual conference bringing together leading minds in finance, business, media, government and sustainability to discuss the real-world applications for alternative data.

    Marta is also a co-Founder of Thinknum's media outlet which attracted millions readers with its alternative-data focused market insights about leading public and private companies.

    Marta is frequently quoted in the Business Insider, Institutional Investor, TechCrunch and other business publications; and is often a featured panelist at major market-related conferences.

    Marta speaks 4 languages (Chinese, French, Polish and English) and before immigrating to the US, she led product & growth teams in digital fabrication and sustainable materials in China and France.

Speaker

  • Doug Laney

    Principal Data & Analytics Strategist @Caserta

    Doug Laney

    Principal Data & Analytics Strategist @Caserta
    Best-Selling Author of "Infonomics"

    Douglas Laney leads the data and analytics strategy practice with the consultancy, Caserta. Formerly he was a vice president and distinguished analyst with Gartner's Chief Data Officer (CDO) research and advisory practice. He is an accomplished practitioner and recognized for his authority on data and analytics strategy, and is a three-time recipient of Gartner's annual Thought Leadership Award, and is regularly considered one of the top global influencers these topics. Mr. Laney specializes in and assists organizations with data monetization and valuation, open and syndicated data, data governance, and big-data based innovation. In 2001 he coined the "3Vs" of volume, velocity and variety, now commonly used in defining Big Data.

    Nearly two decades ago, Mr. Laney originated the field of Infonomics, developing methods to quantify information's economic value and apply asset management practices to information assets. He authored the book "Infonomics: Monetizing, Managing and Measuring Information as a Competitive Advantage," and lectures at leading business schools on the topic. In addition to his dozens of Gartner research publications and blogs, Mr. Laney is a contributing author with Forbes and Information Management Magazine, and has been published in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. He also edited and co-authored Forbes' e-book on Big Data.

    Prior to rejoining Gartner, Mr. Laney helped form and lead the Deloitte Analytics Institute, a global initiative to grow Deloitte's multi-billion-dollar analytics business through marketing, social media, thought leadership, internal education, sales support, and recruiting. Today, Mr. Laney is also a visiting professor at the University of Illinois Gies School of Business where he teaches graduate-level courses on analytics and infonomics, also available via Coursera.

    Mr. Laney resides in Chicago with his wife and son, where he enjoys Cubs games, biking the lakefront, cooking, theater, competitive tennis and not-very-competitive golf.

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