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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Brian Dalessandro

Brian Dalessandro
Sr Director, Data Science, Capital One

Website | @delbrians

Brian d’Alessandro is a Sr Director of data science at Capital One (Financial Services). Brian is also an active professor for NYU’s Center for Data Science graduate degree program. Previously, Brian built and led data science programs for several NYC tech startups, including Zocdoc and Dstillery. A veteran data scientist and leader with over 18 years of experience developing machine learning-driven practices and products, Brian holds several patents and has published dozens of peer-reviewed articles on the subjects of causal inference, large-scale machine learning, and data science ethics. When not doing data science, Brian likes to cook, create adventures with his family, and surf in the frigid north Atlantic waters.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 10/15/2014
SOLD OUT
Data-Driven Business Day
Location: 1 E20/1 E21
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Farrah Bostic (The Difference Engine), Edd Wilder-James (Google), Jennifer Zeszut (Beckon), Brian Dalessandro (Capital One), Jana Eggers (Nara Logics), Joe Caserta (Caserta Concepts), Joy Beatty (Seilevel), kim rees (Periscopic), Peter Ferns (Goldman Sachs & Co), Brigitte Piniewski (nonaffiliated ), Nellwyn Thomas (Etsy), Michael Rosenbaum (Pegged Software), Merici Vinton (OI Engine @ IDEO ), Mary Ann Wayer (Premier Inc), Rohit Jain (Esgyn), Amy Gaskins (Panopticon), Jen van der Meer (Reason Street), Mark Doms (United States Department of Commerce), Halle Tecco (Rock Health)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 12 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.
11:00am–11:20am Wednesday, 10/15/2014
Data-Driven Business Day
Location: E 20/ E 21
Brian Dalessandro (Capital One)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
We generally accept that more data is better, but at what cost? There are few published studies that describe how a firm should value data in economic terms. Without such tools, a firm can't price data or calculate the ROI from investing in it. This talk will be an overview of how managers and data scientists can measure the value of their data with an eye towards making better data investment. Read more.