Analytics and Witch-Doctoring

J. C. Herz (Ion Channel Inc.)
Location: Westside Ballroom Level:

Too often analytics are seen as a black box by executives. JC Herz explores how to demystify the process and make analytics business-driven vs. technology-driven.

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J. C. Herz

Ion Channel Inc.

J.C. Herz is co-founder of Ion Channel, a data and micro-services platform that automates situational awareness and enables risk-management of the software supply chain. She has 15 years of analytics experience in healthcare and national security. JC was a White House Special Consultant to the Pentagon’s CIO office and co-authored DoD’s Open Technology Development roadmap. A published author, she has contributed to Wired Magazine from 1993 to the present.


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  • Media-Science
  • Microsoft SQL Server

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