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Emerging Trends in Predictive Analytics Conference

Silicon Valley Innovation Center Announces Speaker Line-Up for 2015 Emerging Trends in Predictive Analytics Conference

Top executives and experts on predictive analytics from Fortune 1000 companies share their current applications and insights using predictive models and how it has affected their bottom line profits.

San Mateo, California — Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC), is pleased to announce its groundbreaking lineup of influential, Fortune 1000 speakers for new  called, DATA ALCHEMY: Emerging Trends of Predictive Analytics for Marketing, Sales, Finance and IT taking place on May 21st, 2015 in San Mateo, CA.

At Silicon Valley Innovation Center, our main area of focus is on emerging trends and disruptive technologies. What we’ve seen recently is that predictive analytics is showing up as one of the top areas of interest to our executive global panel,” said Natalie Wood, Publishing Director of Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

Predictive analytics is not only crucial to helping predict future behaviors in business probabilities, but it’s also needed to help companies identify and narrow down future opportunities and risks related to customer acquisition/retention, employees, pricing, churn, product development and predictive maintenance.” added Wood.

The extensive line-up of speakers attending SVIC 2015 DATA ALCHEMY Conference on Emerging Trends of Predictive Analytics include top executives and experts in charge of running predictive analytics for their respective Fortune 1000 companies. The list includes:

  • Keynote Speaker, Mike Gualtieri – Principal Analyst at Forrester Research
  • Vadim Kutsyy, Head Scientist: Big Data at eBay
  • Dean Abbott, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist,  SmarterHQ
  • Theresa Cushner, VP Enterprise Information Management, VMWare, Inc.
  • Kathleen M. Grave, WW Leader Strategic Alliances, IBM Watson Group
  • June Dershewitz, Director of Digital Analytics, Apollo Education Group
  • Joey Jablonski, VP/Principal: Big Data, Cloud Technology Partners
  • Penny Herscher, President & CEO, FirstRain
  • Mazhar Hussain, Executive Leader, Big Data Analytics, Hewlett-Packard

“We are thrilled to host our keynote speaker, Mike GUALTIERI, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research who will release a new study: The Predictive Enterprise” – said Andrey Kunov, PhD., President of Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

Attendees of the conference receive “A Quick Guide for Predictive Analytics Deployment”. To view the complete conference agenda for Silicon Valley Innovation Center’s 2015 DATA ALCHEMY: Emerging Trends of Predictive Analytics Conference visit:

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About SVIC

Silicon Valley Innovation Center organizes Executive Education Programs and Conferences on innovative emerging trends and disruptive technologies for global companies and technology startups. Helping people and companies create a roadmap to navigate Silicon Valley. 1-650-274-0214