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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

How a global manufacturing company built a data science capability from scratch

Carlo Torniai (Pirelli Tyre)
12:00pm12:30pm Tuesday, March 14, 2017
DCS, Strata Business Summit
Location: LL20 A Level: Non-technical
Secondary topics:  Manufacturing
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In less than a year, Pirelli, a global manufacturing company best known for high-performance tires and motorsports, grew an impactful data science capability from the ground up. Drawing on his experience at Pirelli, Carlo Torniai shares a how-to guide for doing the same in your organization, equipping you with arguments to marshal and concrete tips to follow, while calling out pitfalls to watch out for along the way.

Topics include:

  • How to make a business/ROI case and make the story compelling for executives
  • The differences between a startup and a big corporation with regard to approach
  • What is needed to build a data science team?
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Carlo Torniai

Pirelli Tyre

Carlo Torniai is head of data science and analytics at Pirelli. Previously, he was a staff data scientist at Tesla Motors. He received his PhD in informatics from the Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy.