Executive Speaker Series: Fireside chat with Bill Schmarzo, author of Big Data MBA

Date & Time:
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Location:
Soda Activity Center: Claeys Lounge, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575
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Description: 

Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: MBA" will be sitting down with Prof. Navid Sabbaghi to discuss how data is a fundamental aspect of business strategy. We'll be giving away several copies of Schmarzo's book.

"Data never wears out, it never depletes, and if you are using it in the right manner, it becomes a reusable, invaluable resource." - Bill Schmarzo

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Bill Schmarzo, Chief Innovation Officer, Hitachi Vantara 

Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science", guides the technology strategy for IoT and Analytics at Hitachi Vantara. With his breadth of experience delivering advanced analytics solutions, Bill brings a balanced approach regarding data and analytic capabilities that drive business and operational outcomes.  

In addition, Bill's written white papers, is an avid blogger and is a frequent speaker on the use of Big Data and data science to power an organization's key business initiatives. He is a University of San Francisco School of Management (SOM) Executive Fellow where he teaches the "Big Data MBA" course and is also an Honorary Professor within the School of Business and Economics at the National University of Ireland-Galway. 

Bill holds a Masters Business Administration from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Computer Science and Business Administration from Coe College.

Follow Bill at twitter @schmarzo and LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/schmarzo.

Contact: 

Questions about this event? Call (925) 631-4500 or email smcmba@stmarys-ca.edu.

Bill Schmarzo, CTO Hitachi Vantara, Executive Speaker Series, Saint Mary's College, School of Economics and Business Administration