Join our tech leaders as they share their experiences harnessing AI and alternative data to transform their businesses. Entrepreneurs, investors and technology teams will learn what problems are solvable today via data science, and how to formulate the right questions to get started. Dive into the conversation as S&P Global Market Intelligence, Kensho and Kantar Media discuss their journey to convert trillions of data points into actionable insights. Social networking to follow.
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Mark AvalloneVP Architecture, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Mark joined S&P Global in 2006 as a Senior Software Engineer. During his tenure, he has worked his way through a variety of roles and now serves as Vice President, Architecture. Full Bio
Mark joined S&P Global in 2006 as a Senior Software Engineer. During his tenure, he has worked his way through a variety of roles and now serves as Vice President, Architecture. His work focuses on rolling out the Data Management System across our organization and the development of the Data Pipeline and Data Glue strategies. He aims to improve time-to-market for product delivery as well as the accuracy and timeliness of our content through these initiatives by providing common, well-known data models leveraging a multitude of horizontally-scalable database technologies. He specializes in enterprise system architecture and service-oriented design. Mark holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University.
Developed ObjectViews database, which enabled years of expedient development and cemented the role of Data Management System (DMS) across Content and Product Development organizations in the Division. Currently working on the evolution of the DMS and its closest sub-systems (Data Pipeline, Data Glue).
Conceptualized and championed HyDRA, the reporting service instrumental in the porting of the legacy SNL 2.0 product into what is now Market Intelligence Platform.
Georg heads machine learning R&D at Kensho Technologies. Full Bio
Georg heads machine learning R&D at Kensho Technologies. His work focuses on the development of novel algorithms for applications in natural language processing, unstructured data analysis, and forecasting of human behavior within the financial markets.
Prior to joining Kensho, Georg received his PhD in Physics from Harvard University. His work included building quantum thermometers for in-vivo cell measurements, developing quantum memory made from diamond and establishing the existence of a new phase of matter dubbed time-crystals. Minimize
Vik SharmaSVP of Client Leadership, Media & Tech, Kantar Media
Vik Sharma is the SVP Client Leadership, Media & Tech clients for Kantar N.A. In his role Vik and his team work across the media landscape including local broadcast, cable, National TV, Print Media and Digital including MarTech clients. Full Bio
Vik Sharma is the SVP Client Leadership, Media & Tech clients for Kantar N.A. In his role Vik and his team work across the media landscape including local broadcast, cable, National TV, Print Media and Digital including MarTech clients. Vik has worked as a business leader for digital, mobile, TV and print media businesses across emerging and US markets for over 13 years. As such, he brings a 360 degree perspective to the media business, digital audience growth and tech evolution.
Previously at Nielsen, he has worn many hats including focus on programmatic, marketing cloud and measurement solutions for digital & TV. Product leadership for the local tv markets and as an emerging market leader, setting up the Nielsen India Region Digital Practice for emerging markets.
Prior to Nielsen, Vik worked in business development and strategy at leading media houses and publishers in India including Yahoo! India. Minimize
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