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

Lutz Finger
Director, Author & Co-Founder, LinkedIn

Website | @lutzfinger

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).

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 02/18/2015
Data-Driven Business Day
Location: LL21 C/D
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Cait O'Riordan (Financial Times), Lutz Finger (LinkedIn), Kuang Chen (Captricity), Emi Nomura (Jawbone), AJ Loiacono (Truveris), Rosie Atkins (Groupon), Anne Johnson (Credit Suisse), Jerry Overton (DXC), Ann Johnson (Interana), Mark Madsen (Teradata), Leah Hunter (Tech Journalist), Ellen Friedman (MapR Technologies), India Swearingen (United Way of the Bay Area), Satyam Priyadarshy (Halliburton), Joerg Blumtritt (Datarella)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 18 ratings)
All-Day: For business strategists, marketers, product managers, and entrepreneurs, Data-Driven Business looks at how to use data to make better business decisions faster. Packed with case studies, panels, and eye-opening presentations, this fast-paced day focuses on how to solve today's thorniest business problems with Big Data. It's the missing MBA for a data-driven, always-on business world. Read more.
12:10pm–12:30pm Wednesday, 02/18/2015
Data-Driven Business Day
Location: LL20 A.
Lutz Finger (LinkedIn)
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 8 ratings)
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? Read more.
10:10am–10:40am Friday, 02/20/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table C
Lutz Finger (LinkedIn)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
If you want to build a new competitive advantage from data, spend a few minutes with Lutz. He’s happy to talk to you about improving and creating data products, as well as data analytics, data science, building a data team, and innovation. Read more.