Big data isn’t just a buzzword or a trend. It’s a revolution reshaping business and society – and it’s happening now. Companies that get in at the ground level will gain a competitive advantage, while those that hesitate risk being left behind.
Join us as we bring together some of the most advanced leaders in big data and analytics from organizations including banks, healthcare, insurance, retail, manufacturing, utilities and more. Hear their successes, learn from their mistakes and take away a tangible plan to drive business success with big data and analytics. This is the leading event of its kind in Canada.
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David Lennie is Senior Vice President of Data and Analytics at Shopify and joined the company in 2015. Prior to joining Shopify, David served as the Senior Vice President of Analytics at LearnVest and Director of Data Science and Engineering at Netflix. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in building data teams, warehouses, and analytics systems.
David holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University.
Ted Maulucci is the Chief Information Officer for the Tridel Group of Companies and has been with the Tridel Group for over twenty years, leading the information technology group for the last fifteen
Mr. Maulucci has an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business with a specialization in Real Property Development.
Mr. Maulucci is passionate about contribution and advancing innovation across Canada through partnerships and collaboration. He has been recognized with several international and local awards for IT leadership, IT application development for the real estate industry, smart buildings, and innovation. Some notable awards are the “Top Ten Best in Class CIO’s in North America” by Computerworld, CIPA Gold Award of Excellence for application development in the real estate industry, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for promoting Canadian innovation, and the Mid-Career Award from the University of Toronto for industry and social contribution in an engineering career. He was also named the Private Sector Canadian CIO of the Year in 2016.
Bala is Managing Director, Data Division at Pelmorex, the parent company of The Weather Network/MeteoMedia brands. He leads business and product strategy around Big Data of Audience (Login, Behavioral, mobile location) and weather datasets for Pelmorex. Bala also leads the Big Data Solutions team of GIS, Data Science/Engineering and BI. He leads partnerships with other Data/Technology companies and with top Canadian Universities in Data Science/Analytics.
The Weather Network/MétéoMédia are Canada’s most popular weather information websites and mobile/tablet/ Interactive TV applications, as well as the most frequently watched specialty television networks. In addition, Pelmorex owns and operates El Tiempo Previsto, S.L.U., Spain’s leading multi-platform weather information provider. Pelmorex generates weather forecasts for hundreds of millions of locations every hour and processes billions of bread crumbs of audience data every day.
Lori is a business , analytics and marketing executive with 20 years experience driving profitable business growth through the strategic use of data and analytics. Having worked across North and South America and parts of Europe she’s helped Fortune 500 companies across financial services, telecom, technology, health care, retail and manufacturing advance their business through the strategic use of data and insights.