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Thursday, October 3 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
PANEL: R Means Business

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The panel discussion will explore the use of R in business with the following participants:

Uday Tennety (Revolution)
Ryan Walker (Blue Shield of CA)Data for A9 Product Search
Tess Nesbitt (Data Song)
Ryan White (A9)

Panel Discussion (moderator: David Smith)

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David Smith

VP of Marketing, Revolution Analytics
David Smith leads is Vice President of Marketing and Community at Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. With a background in data science, he writes daily about applications of R... Read More →

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Tess Nesbitt

Statistician, Datasong
I received my PhD in Statistics from UCLA, where I also stayed on board to teach in the Statistics Department after graduating. Since transitioning from academia to Datasong, my most recent work is centered around Time-to-event modeling with big data to quantify the relative influence... Read More →
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Uday Tennety

Director, Advanced Analytics Services, Revolution Analytics
Uday Tennety has 15 years of experience in providing enterprise software solutions to clients in the Retail, Insurance, Banking, Transportation, Telecom, Energy and Software industries. He is currently working as the Director of Advanced Analytics Services at Revolution Analytics... Read More →
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Ryan Walker

Quantitative Marketing Analyst, Blue Shield of California
Ryan Walker is the Quantitative Market Analyst at Blue Shield of California. He holds a PhD in mathematics from the University of Kentucky and has been an R devotee for several years. He has a range of interests in quantitative science, including applied optimization, machine learning... Read More →
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Ryan White

Sr Manager, Search Analytics, A9.com
Ryan is the senior manager for search analytics at A9, a subsidiary of Amazon.com. Previously at A9 he led the sponsored links advertising team, providing text ads that link from Amazon to other sites. From 2007 to 2009, Ryan was a founder of Euclid Media, a virtual product placement... Read More →

Thursday October 3, 2013 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123