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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Jared Schiffman

Jared Schiffman
CEO, Perch Interactive

Jared Schiffman is the founder of Perch Interactive, a startup intent on revolutionizing the retail environment. Jared has worked at the intersection of design, computer science, and education for over two decades. His work fuses the physical world with the digital world and plays with relationship between the two, his projects are steeped in metaphor and gesture and emphasize the power of direct experience. Jared is the cofounder of Potion, an interactive design and technology firm located in New York City named one of the top 10 most innovative design companies in 2010 by Fast Company; has taught courses at Parsons School of Design, New York University, and at the Gate’s-funded High Tech High in San Diego. Jared holds a master’s degree in media arts and science from the MIT Media Lab, where he studied with John Maeda in the Aesthetics and Computation Group, and an SB in computer science and engineering from MIT.

Sessions

5:25pm6:05pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Data-driven business management, Strata Business Summit
Location: 1E 10/11 Level: Non-technical
Secondary topics:  Marketing, Retail
Moderated by:
Hilary Milnes (Glossy)
Panelists:
Karen Moon (Trendalytics), Jared Schiffman (Perch Interactive), Eric Colson (Stitch Fix), Catherine Twist (Xcel Brands (Isaac Mizrahi, C. Wonder, Halston, Judith Ripka))
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Karen Moon, Jared Schiffman, Eric Colson, and Catherine Twist explore how the retail industry is embracing data to include consumers in the design and development process, tackling the challenges associated with the wealth of sources and the unstructured nature of the data they handle and process and how the data is turned into insights that are digestible and actionable. Read more.