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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
David Boyle

David Boyle
Vice President, Strategy and Insight, MasterClass


David Boyle leads strategy and insight at MasterClass, where he works with the likes of Stephen Curry, Gordon Ramsay, and Martin Scorsese to help people around the world learn from the greatest in their field. Passionate about helping businesses build analytics-driven decision making to make quicker, smarter, and bolder decisions, David has built global analytics and insight capabilities for a number of the leading entertainment businesses in the world, including television (the BBC), book publishing (HarperCollins Publishers), and the music industry (EMI Music), that helped shift each organization’s decision making at all levels, from content investment to product and brand development. His other pursuits have included building analytics for global retailers and political campaigns in the US and UK.


9:05am9:30am Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Location: LL20 B
David Boyle (MasterClass)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
David Boyle argues that we are approaching a golden age of data and analytics in the media and entertainment industries and highlights some of the fundamental questions and challenges that need to be overcome to reach the true potential of data and analytics. Read more.
12:00pm12:30pm Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Location: LL20 B
Violeta Hennessey (Warner Bros.), Aneesh Karve (Quilt), David Boyle (MasterClass), Peter Skomoroch (SkipFlag)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Algorithms decide what we see, what we listen to, what news we consume, and myriad other decisions each day. But while they can make many things more efficient, can they outperform humans in areas where the "right" outcome can't be clearly defined? In this Oxford-style debate, two teams will face off, arguing whether or not machines have better taste than humans. Read more.