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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA

Designing Data Products

Lutz Finger (LinkedIn)
12:10pm–12:30pm Wednesday, 02/18/2015
Data-Driven Business Day
Location: LL20 A.
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Data is changing our world. Predictions using massive data not only have improved many products. At the same time, they have, in some industries, disrupted business models and created new ones. What does an organization need to do to generate a new competitive advantage out of data? The answer might be surprising: “change the state of mind.” In this talk, LinkedIn’s Lutz Finger will show the magic formula to bring data-driven innovation to the business.

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Lutz Finger

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Lutz Finger, a director at LinkedIn, is an authority on social media and text analytics. He’s also co-founder and former CEO of Fisheye Analytics, a media data-mining company whose products support governments and various NGOs, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the International Olympic Committee, which was acquired by the WPP group.

Lutz is a highly regarded technology executive who built a sales center for Dell Europe as well as an incubator for mobile applications at Ericsson. He is a popular public speaker on business analytics and serves as an advisor and board member at several data-centric corporations in Europe and the US. He has an MBA from INSEAD as well as an MS in quantum physics from TU Berlin (Germany).