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

Lutz Finger
Data Scientist and Product Manager, Google


Lutz Finger is a data scientist and product manager at Google, focusing on the intersection of predictions and data to change healthcare. Using the power of AI, he and his team are committed to improving patient outcomes, predicting quality issues, and much more. He also teaches at Cornell University and writes for Forbes. Lutz is an authority in data. Previously, he built data-driven products for LinkedIn and Snap, and cofounded Fisheye Analytics, a data-mining company whose products supported governments and NGOs. Lutz wrote the book Ask Measure Learn (O’Reilly).


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 (Google), 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 (Independent), 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 (Google)
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 (Google)
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.