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SparkED Datathons Connect Customers, Universities, and Data Talent


Unique Opportunities for Customers to Connect with University Faculty and See Data Talent in Action

SparkED datathons are more than just exciting data competitions. They’re also unique opportunities for members of the business community to connect with local university professors and deans – generating productive conversations around how analytics education can match current and future business needs. Datathons also provide a modern arena for Alteryx customers to strengthen their talent pipeline and network with students trained in data analytics who could become interns or new hires.

SparkED offers two types of datathons:

Regional SparkED Datathon

SparkED holds large-scale datathons where numerous students across a geographic region compete to solve data problems using Alteryx Designer. These events typically reach 1000+ learners and tap dozens of local institutions and education providers, offering robust sponsorship opportunities for Alteryx customers.

Datathon Toolkit

SparkED will work with an individual Alteryx customer and/or a university that is teaching SparkED to create an exclusive datathon event. This gives the sponsor distinct opportunities to network with high quality data talent and develop productive relationships with academic leaders.

Take a look at the excitement at our Southern California datathon.


McLaren Datathon

Check out the SparkED datathon held at McLaren headquarters in England.


Datathon Sponsorship Benefits

Listen to Jennifer Snow of RSM explain the benefits of sponsoring a datathon.


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