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August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Data science platforms: Your key to actionable analytics (sponsored by

William Merchan (
11:05am–11:45am Thursday, August 24, 2017
Location: Regent Parlor
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What you'll learn

  • Explore the key components of a data science platform


The number of inefficiencies in the data science workflow is staggering. From the number of disparate tools to the challenges with deploying models into production, data scientists are simply not set up for success. To combat these inefficiencies, a new category has emerged: the data science platform.

Ian Swanson explores the key components of a data science platform and explains how they are enabling organizations to realize the potential of their data science teams.

This session is sponsored by

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William Merchan

William Merchan is the chief strategy officer at, where he leads business and corporate development, partner initiatives, and strategy. Previously, he served as senior vice president of strategic alliances and general manager of dynamic pricing at MarketShare, where he oversaw global business development and partner relationships and successfully led the company to a $450 million acquisition by Neustar.