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Hilary Mason, Renowned Data Scientist, Entrepreneur and Thought Leader, to Keynote at Alteryx Inspire 2015

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CEO/ Founder of Fast Forward Labs and Scientist Emeritus at Bitly to Discuss What's Possible When Data Science is Coupled with Creativity

Irvine, Calif., Jan 8, 2015 – Alteryx, Inc., the leader in data blending and advanced analytics, today announced that Hilary Mason will keynote at its annual Inspire conference in May 2015. As the closing speaker, Mason will share her insights on the ideal way to combine data science and creativity, and how data can be effectively used to answer an organization's most interesting questions. Inspire is the industry-leading conference from Alteryx designed specifically for data analysts, analytics users and analytic-minded business executives.

As CEO and Founder of Fast Forward Labs, which synthesizes the latest breakthroughs in big data from a wide range of fields, Mason has her hands on the pulse of the exciting innovations in data across a wide range of communities and divergent roles within organizations. Mason is also a Data Scientist in Residence at Accel Partners, Scientist Emeritus at Bitly, co-founder of HackNY, co-host of DataGotham, and member of NYCResistor. In addition to being Scientist Emeritus at Bitly, she also spent four years as Chief Scientist there, where she led a team that studied attention on the internet in real time, doing a mix of research, exploration, and engineering.

"We are very excited to have Hilary Mason join us at our annual Inspire Conference," said Rick Schultz, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Alteryx, Inc. "Her extraordinary talents in understanding what's possible with data science, coupled with off-the-charts creative skills, make her a perfect fit with our conference theme of Analytic Independence."

For more on Mason's keynote, see our latest blog titled, 'From the Back Room to the Boardroom: Hilary Mason Embodies a New Breed of Data Analysts.'

The upcoming conference, themed "Analytic Independence," takes place May 18-20, 2015 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. For additional details and to register for this event, please visit the Alteryx Web site.

Inspire 2015 attendees will be able to:

  • Hear from Alteryx leadership in keynotes sessions on the state of the analytics industry
  • Meet 1:1 with Alteryx experts in the Solutions Center
  • Discover new business solutions in the Sponsor Network Expo
  • Attend the customer party with a live band at the legendary Boston House of Blues
  • Watch power users go head-to-head in the Alteryx Grand Prix
  • Learn from hands-on training sessions

About Alteryx, Inc.

Alteryx is the leader in data blending and advanced analytics software. Alteryx Analytics provides analysts with an intuitive workflow for data blending and advanced analytics that leads to deeper insights in hours, not the weeks typical of traditional approaches. Analysts love the Alteryx analytics platform because they can deliver deeper insights by seamlessly blending internal, third party, and cloud data, and then analyze it using spatial and predictive drag-and-drop tools. This is all done in a single workflow, with no programming required. More than 700 customers and thousands of data analysts worldwide rely on Alteryx daily. Visit or call 1-888-836-4274. Alteryx is a registered trademark of Alteryx, Inc.

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