Successful Applications of Analytics

How Analytics Drives Disruption

May 15 – 16, 2019

Inn at Penn

Philadelphia, PA

Successful Applications of Analytics: How Analytics Drives Disruption is about bringing together analytics professionals to share real-world examples of analytics impacting strategic decisions and to gain a deeper understanding of the technical skills that turn data into insights.

On May 15th, attendees have the opportunity to hone data skills during pre-conference workshops, and then hear first-hand how companies successfully leverage analytics on May 16th.

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Introducing the 2019 Keynote Speaker

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A. Charles Thomas

Chief Data & Analytics Officer at General Motors

Charles Thomas is General Motors’ first chief data and analytics officer. As leader of the chief data and analytics office, Charles instills a culture of data-driven decision making.

The CDAO maximizes the impact data and insights have on business results, operational efficiency and effectiveness. Charles plays a crucial role in GM’s digital transformation to ensure customer, corporate and business data are managed as a strategic asset.

Charles has expertise leveraging data to drive strategy across B2B and B2C segments, digital and traditional routes to market, multiple regions, and industry verticals such as energy, high-tech, pharma, retail, and financial services.

2018 Conference Highlights

Watch highlights from the 2018 Successful Applications of Customer Analytics conference. This video features key insight from a few of the guest speakers including Sajjad Jaffer, WG’01, Founder and Managing Partner at Two Six Capital; Dean of The Wharton School, Geoffrey Garrett; Keynote Speaker, Deborah Wahl, G’92, WG’92, CMO, Cadillac; Salman Mukhtar, Director, Microsoft together with Arun Shastri, Principal, ZS Associates; Kathy Koontz, Practice Director, Teradata; Keynote Speaker, Victor Cho, CEO, Evite and closing comments from Raghu Iyengar, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, Faculty Co-Director, WCAI.

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Successful Applications of Analytics: How Analytics Drives Disruption
is The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative’s annual conference. Learn more about what the Initiative does for Analytics at Wharton through our website.