Breakout Sessions | Knowledge Exchanges

Breakout Sessions

Wednesday, October 23

Whatever your executive position, or whatever your industry, you will find relevant content to choose from in our breakout sessions. Each session features speakers who will share how they have been able to use advanced analytics to transform the way they do business.

Customize your agenda by choosing the sessions that are most relevant to you and your specific business challenges. Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes, including 15 minutes for Q&A.

1:45 – 2:30 p.m. 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Turning Customers Into Brand Evangelists with Customer Intelligence

Anthony Perez, Vice President of Business Strategy, Orlando Magic

Joe Torczon, Director of Marketing, Scholastic

Hillary Ashton, Director, Customer Intelligence, SAS (moderator)
The Importance of Master Data Management

David Martinelli Jr, Vice President of Marketing, Mohegan Sun

Kathy Mayor, Corporate Vice President of CRM and Loyalty Marketing, Las Vegas Sands

Gavin Day, Senior Sales Director, Information Management, SAS
Incorporate Risk into Decision Making with Analytics

Chad Vawter, Vice President of Risk, Deutsche Bank

Alfredo Cateriano, Vice President, Global Analytics & Chief Analytics Officer, Ford Credit

Tom Kimner, Head of Americas Risk Practice, SAS (moderator)
Big Data: You're On Board. Now What?

Scott Radcliffe, Executive Director of Customer Satisfaction and Profitability, Cox Communications
Creating Your Marketing Optimization Breakthrough

Andres De Armas, Senior Vice President, Customer Offers and Targeting, Bank of America
Solving One of the Most Pressing Analytics Problems Today: Talent

Sarah Gates, Vice President for Research, International Institute for Analytics
Showcasing the Application of Analytics Across the Entire Retail Supply and Demand Chain from the Perspective of a Retailer/Supplier Partnership

Scott Zucker, Senior Vice President, Merchandise Operations, Family Dollar

Sridhar Bashyam, Director, Supply Chain Planning, Frito-Lay North America

Lori Schafer, SAS Retail Executive Advisor (moderator)
The Evolving Role of Analytics Leadership

Upendra Belhe, Senior Vice President and Chief Analytics Scientist, Chubb
Big Data and Big Dollars – Turning Operational Data Into a Powerful Enterprise Asset

James Smith, Director, Data Asset, Digital Delivery Network, Canada Post

Alexis Zamkow, General Manager, Data Solutions, Digital Delivery Network, Canada Post

Gavin Day, Senior Sales Director, Information Management, SAS (moderator)
Consumer Analytics and Engagement for New Market Success

Sheri Manning, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, UPMC Health Plan
Visual Analytics: See What You've Been Missing

Mohammed Chaara, Director of Global Experience, Lenovo

Jeremy TerBush, Vice President of Global Analytics, Wyndham Exchange and Rentals

Scott Chastain, Director, Americas Technology Practice, SAS (moderator)
From Static Reports to Visualizations

Charles Dugas, Assistant Vice President of Research & Development, AVIVA Canada

Stephanie A. Bond Huie, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives, The University of Texas System

Scott Chastain, Director, Americas Technology Practice, SAS (moderator)
How to Reclaim Millions of Dollars and Bolster Confidence Among Key Stakeholders

Tim Wolfe, Assistant Vice President Special Investigations Unit, Claim Administration, CNA

Rep Chris Broadwater, State of Louisiana

Stu Bradley, Senior Director, SAS Security Intelligence Solutions (moderator)
The Five Questions You Need to Be Able to Answer About Your Financial Crime Program in 2014

Jim Candelmo, Executive Director, BSA/AML Officer, Ally Financial
Big Data with Hadoop – Where Is the Business Value?

Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera

Gavin Day, Senior Sales Director, Information Management, SAS
Premium Opportunities in Omnichannel Marketing

Paul Lazorisak, Vice President of Customer Marketing, Harry & David

Heather Valteris, Head of Marketing Strategy Consulting, SAS Americas
Tying It All Together: A Story of Precision Allocation at DSW

Linda Canada, Senior Vice President of Planning and Allocation, DSW


Knowledge Exchanges

Thursday, October 24 | 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.

Our concurrent Knowledge Exchanges provide a unique opportunity for you to share and gain new intellectual insight through the examination of current issues and trends in a lively, informal exchange. Choose the one that best meets your business needs.