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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Max Shron

Max Shron
Head of Data Science, Warby Parker


Max Shron runs Shron & Company, a data strategy consulting firm based in New York. His team provides advice and analysis to help organizations tackle hard data challenges. Max previously was lead data scientist at New York-based OkCupid, and participated as the big-data side of its successful OkTrends blog. His work has appeared worldwide, in outlets including the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post and WNYC. Max holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Chicago.


11:00am–11:40am Thursday, 10/16/2014
Business & Industry
Location: 1 E14/1 E15
Max Shron (Warby Parker), Sasha Laundy (Warby Parker)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 17 ratings)
Business problems don’t reveal themselves neatly as data problems. The data community is obsessed with tools and techniques, but the real challenge is understanding how to solve problems with data. How do we bridge the gap? In this talk, we will teach you a methodology for figuring out the right problems to solve and making sure that the work stays smart. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Office Hour
Location: Table B
Max Shron (Warby Parker)
Max is ready to sit down and help you translate business problems into data problems, understand how and when to invest in predictive and prescriptive analytics, and select pilot projects for advanced data techniques at established companies. Read more.