Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Jana Eggers

Jana Eggers
CEO, Nara Logics

@jeggers

Jana Eggers is CEO of Nara Logics, a neuroscience-inspired artificial intelligence company providing a platform for recommendations and decision support. A math and computer nerd who took the business path, Jana has had a career that has taken her from a three-person business to 50,000+-person enterprises. She opened the European logistics software offices as part of American Airlines, dove into the internet in ’96 at Lycos, founded Intuit’s corporate Innovation Lab, helped define mass customization at Spreadshirt, and researched conducting polymers at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Her passions are working with teams to define and deliver products customers love, algorithms and their intelligence, and inspiring teams to do more than they thought possible.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 1 E14 / 1 E15
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Farrah Bostic (The Difference Engine), Mark Madsen (Think Big Analytics), krish venkataraman (Syncsort), Amy OConnor (Cloudera), Bill Franks (Teradata Corporation), Jake Kendall (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Tricia Wang (Constellate Data ), Cécile Barbaroux (Schibsted Classified Media), Kristi Marotta (Allstate), Adam Devine (WorkFusion), Rahel Jhirad (Hearst), Alexander White (Next Big Sound), Jana Eggers (Nara Logics), Vincent Dell'Anno (Accenture), Fredrik Backner (Telia Company ), Bill Moschella (Evariant), Florin Trandafir (Nokia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 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.
11:20am–11:40am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
DDBD
Location: 1 E14/1 E15
Jana Eggers (Nara Logics)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 11 ratings)
Within the next decade, 16 percent of current US jobs will be done by artificial intelligences. It’s time to start thinking about how we onboard these employees. While we’ll look at what it takes to get started with machine learning projects, our focus will be on the top 5 things you need to consider when your next employee is an AI. Read more.