Tulane Business Analytics Colloquium

Marshall Family COmmons
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event Location 
Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex
Tulane University
New Orleans , LA

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