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Wednesday, October 2 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
TALK: The Human Artistry of Big Data

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Understanding big data involves a mix of advanced math and technology, but these alone are not enough to provide meaningful insight. To make strong connections between data sources calls for more than machine-based technology. It requires human skill and intuition -- predictive modelers -- to piece raw datasets together and extract the most value. 

In this session, ZestFinance founder and CEO Douglas Merrill will discuss the human artistry behind big data and why predictive modelers are an invaluable piece to the puzzle of understanding big data.

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Douglas Merrill

Founder and CEO, ZestFinance
Dr. Douglas C. Merrill is the founder and CEO of ZestFinance, a financial services technology startup. He is also the author of Getting Organized in the Google Era, a book on personal and workplace organization published by Random House.Previously, Merrill was CIO and VP of Engineering... Read More →

Wednesday October 2, 2013 2:00pm - 2:40pm PDT
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123