Business Intelligence SIG: Winning with Big Data



  • Topic: Winning with Big Data:  Secrets of the Successful Data Scientist

    The world is experiencing an Industrial Revolution of Data. In any given minute the machines around us are tracking billions of mouse clicks, credit card swipes, and GPS coordinates. And increasingly this data is being saved, aggregated, and analyzed. These massive data flows present big challenges to firms, but also new opportunities for deriving insights.

    Speaker: Michael Driscoll, Principal, Dataspora

    Michael Driscoll has a decade of experience developing terabyte-scale databases and predictive algorithms for telecom, financial, and life sciences institutions. He is the founder of Dataspora LLC, a big data & analytics consultancy whose client roster has included Microsoft, Xerox, and Major League Baseball. Previously, he founded an online retailer ( and worked as a software engineer for the Human Genome Project. Michael holds a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Boston University and an A.B. from Harvard College.


    6:30pm - 7:00pm - Registration

    7:00pm - 8:30pm - Presentation