Tulane Business Analytics Colloquium

Thursday, October 18, 2018
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Freeman School of Business, Tulane University

Creating Business Value through Analytics

Tulane Business Analytics Colloquium is the premier forum in the Gulf Coast region on big data, analytics, and their value to businesses. During this half-day forum, selected leaders from the business analytics community will share their experience in leveraging data for business success and discuss the latest analytics trends. The forum will bring together companies to discuss the latest business analytics practices, challenges and solutions, in an open format that encourages sharing among peers.  In addition, companies will be able to connect with up and coming talent from Freeman's Master of Business Analytics program.  



2:00-2:15: Opening Remarks 
                        Ira Solomon, Dean, Freeman School of Business, Tulane University
2:15-2:35: Introduction to the Forum
                        Xianjun Geng, Executive Director, Master of Business Analytics (MANA)
                        Dale Klamfoth, Executive Director, Freeman Career Management Center
2:35-3:30: Panel Discussion, "Creating Business Value through Analytics: Successful Practices, Trends, and Challenges"
                        Julien Urraca, Senior Manager, Marketplace Operations, Lucid
                        Giancarlo Picozzi, Lead Business Analyst, Premium Parking
                        Marina Brazhnikova, Data Visualization Supervisor, Ochsner Health System
3:30-3:45: Coffee break
3:45-4:00: Analytics Curriculum at Freeman
                        Ricky Tan, Assistant Professor, Freeman School
4:00-4:30: Presentation, "Data Visualization Analysis for NOPD"
                        By MANA students (Boyd, Forrest; Ehrlich, Jason; Gaiman, Josh; Kozar-King, Michaela; Lofton, Stephon; Morton, Chris; Phillips, Natalie; Thompson, Peyton) 
4:30-5:30: Reception and social
5:30-5:40: Concluding Remarks
Questions? Please contact:
                        Chiante Perges, (504) 247-1206 or cperges@tulane.edu