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DMC Lecture Series

November 7, 2023Balancing business goals with ethical considerations

Monday 11/20 at 6:30pm - Room ASB 136                                                                   Please join us for a fireside chat between Prof Jane Riff and Larry Shapiro - Global Engagement Product Director (Oracle) at PwC. The talk will cover balancing business goals with ethical considerations: Discuss the challenges of balancing business goals with ethical considerations; explain how you learn to navigate challenges and make decisions that align with both business goals and personal ... Read More

October 26, 2023Science in Business: Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, November 9, 2023, 11:15am – 12pm - Virtual (WebEx) Please join us for a talk by Dr. Seyma Guven, Senior Applied Scientist at Amazon! Dr Guven will share her personal journey to realizing how science works in a business setting. The talk will cover perspectives on the challenges and how students can be better prepared to meet those challenges. This will be an open ended discussion - so bring your questions! Dr. Guven have a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Georgia Tech, specializing in optimization in supply chain & logistics applications. She has been working for Amazon for 4+ ... Read More

March 29, 2023Bytes & Bites: Dinner and Data with Industry Professionals

Thursday, April 20, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Alumni Lounges) Please join us for sessions with Jane Riff, Product Manager, Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics at KPMG and Peter Podolski, Senior Data Scientist at UPS These sessions will focus on discussing the Capabilities of a Data Science Center of Excellence and on Theory, Practice and Pragmatism in Enterprise Data and Computer Science. This is a 3 part event, with a dinner for attendees served in between the 2 lectures for an opportunity for students to mingle with presenters and to informally discuss topics relating to the presentations. .Register Now Event ... Read More

March 29, 2023Data in the Music Industry

Tuesday, April 4, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - SC-158 (Alumni Lounges) Please join us for a talk by MSDS Alum Keith Osani, VP of Global Technology Data & Analytics at Sony Music! This session will discuss the type of data available to music companies from digital platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, YouTube, TikTok and more. We will also explore the increasing volumes of data and the data engineering required to handle it all. Insight will also be given into the tools that data analysts are using to access the data and what types of analysis they are ... Read More

March 15, 2023Decoding Data Science: A secret recipe for success

Thursday, March 30, 2023 7-8pm - ASB 323 Please join us for a DMC Lecture Series event: Decoding Data Science: A secret recipe for success, given by Dr. Kanad Basu, Data Science Leader & Applied Mathematician! Register Now Abstract of talk: Data Science has completely transformed all major business sectors such as IT, Banking, Healthcare, Entertainment, Sports & much more. In order to make better & smarter decisions, businesses all over the world have long gathered & analyzed data. The global data science platform market was worth US $ 3.93 billion in 2019 and US $ 4.89 billion in 2020. ... Read More

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