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Make Data Work
5–7 May, 2015 • London, UK
Scott Kurth

Scott Kurth
VP, Client Solutions, Silicon Valley Data Science


Scott Kurth is VP, Advisory Services, at Silicon Valley Data Science. Building on 20 years of experience making emerging technologies relevant to enterprises, Scott crafts vision and strategy for organizations. With a background in architecture and engineering, he combines deep technical knowledge with a broad perspective, to focus on business value.


13:45–14:25 Thursday, 7/05/2015
Business & Industry
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Scott Kurth (Silicon Valley Data Science), Julie Steele (Manifold)
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As the necessity of having a data strategy is sinking in, the chief data officer (CDO) has emerged as a new member of the executive team focused on creating and implementing that strategy. This talk describes what that looks like across a variety of industries and organizations, and shares some best practices for getting the most out of your business data. Read more.
14:35–15:15 Thursday, 7/05/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A
Scott Kurth (Silicon Valley Data Science), Julie Steele (Manifold)
In business, winners aren't the first to install a Hadoop cluster or analyze a petabyte of data; winners are those who learn to harness data in service of their business. Scott and Julie will discuss how to focus your technology investments on business value. Learn how to achieve buy-in across the organization, and explore whether you should consider hiring a chief data officer. Read more.