DePodesta to Discuss Analytic-driven Decisions from Sports to Healthcare and Business at Inspire 2016
Irvine, Calif., Feb.9, 2016 – Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data analytics, today announced its guest keynote speaker for Alteryx Inspire 2016 will be Paul DePodesta, Chief Strategy Officer for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, and a central figure in the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. Alteryx Inspire is the industry-leading analytics conference designed specifically for data analysts, analytic users and analytic-minded business executives. Inspire 2016 is themed “i.am.analytics” and will be held June 6 – 9, 2016 in San Diego, Calif.
“We are delighted to host Paul DePodesta at Alteryx Inspire 2016, as he embodies our conference theme of “i.am.analytics,” having devoted his career to creating data driven cultures across industries,” said Rick Schultz, senior vice president of Marketing, Alteryx, Inc.. “His incredible job of creating this transformation in baseball – one that inspired the book Moneyball – combined with his move to bring more analytics to both professional football and healthcare, gives him a truly unique perspective on the power of data analytics.”
In January 2016, DePodesta joined the NFL’s Cleveland Browns as Chief Strategy Officer where he is responsible for assessing and implementing the best practices and strategies to make optimal decisions for their players and team. DePodesta is also an Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics at the Scripps Translational Sciences Institute. He was most recently the Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting for the New York Mets, where he helped lead the team to the 2015 World Series. Previously, he served as General Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Assistant GM of the Oakland Athletics – the latter being the role that inspired Moneyball.
DePodesta has developed a methodology that has successfully overhauled stagnant systems, giving business leaders a new strategy and fresh approach to decision making. He has a unique ability to draw connections between professional sports and business operations, and deliver valuable lessons related to analytics and data-driven decisions.
In addition to this guest keynote, Inspire 2016 attendees will be able to:
- Hear from Alteryx leadership in keynotes sessions on the state of the analytics industry
- Learn new use cases from Alteryx customer speakers
- Meet 1:1 with the Alteryx product team and other Alteryx experts in the Solutions Center
- Discover related data and analytics solutions in the Sponsor Network Expo
- Watch the best Alteryx users from around the world go head-to-head in the Alteryx Grand Prix
To register or learn more about Alteryx Inspire 2016 visit: https://www.alteryx.com/inspire-2016.
About Alteryx, Inc.
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