The Future is Now: Closing the Data Analytics Skills Gap

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Complimentary Town Hall on campus, organized by the Wharton School & Working Nation.

The focus on data analytics continues to grow by leaps and bounds across all industries and is revolutionizing the workplace. This boom has driven the demand for skilled professionals and the need for educators to incorporate data analytics in secondary and postsecondary curriculums.  Data analytics cuts across various industries and leaders are looking for skilled professionals to provide revolutionary insights to help make better business decisions.

big-data-concept-with-data-mining-analystThis Town Hall will highlight the growth and power of data analytics in business, with a specific emphasis on job growth and creation and the demand for skilled workers of all levels in this field.  In addition, we will explore how education systems, both traditional and non-traditional pathways, are responding to this demand and educating students for the changing job landscape.

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LIST OF PANELISTS:

Scheduled to appear: (lineup is subject to change):

  • Allen Blue (Keynote Speaker), Co-founder, LinkedIn
  • Eric Bradlow, W’88, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School
  • H. Patrick Clancy,President & CEO, Philadelphia Works
  • Tsvi Gal, CTO, Morgan Stanley
  • Guy Generals, President, Community College of Philadelphia
  • Melanie Harris, CIO, School District of Philadelphia
  • Ravi Kandikonda, Senior Vice President of Marketing Strategy & Planning, Comcast
  • Steve Kern, Deputy Director, Quantitative Sciences, Gates Foundation
  • Kevin Mahoney, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Penn Health
  • Jake Schwartz, WG’08, Co-Founder & CEO, General Assembly
  • Bhushan Sethi, Partner, Joint Global Leader, People & Organisation, PwC
  • Matt Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass Technologies

For more information and details about the speakers click here.


AGENDA

4:30 – 4:40 PM: Opening Remarks– Art Bilger, W’75, Founder, WorkingNation & Geoffrey Garrett, Dean, The Wharton School

4:45 – 5:05 PM: Keynote Speaker– Allen Blue, Co-Founder, LinkedIn

5:10 – 5:40 PM: The Landscape of Data Analytics: Growth in data and analytics careers across various industries, including Finance, Healthcare, Media and Government.

Panelists:

  • Bhushan Sethi,Partner, Joint Global Leader, People & Organisation, PwC
  • Tsvi Gal, CTO, Morgan Stanley
  • Ravi Kandikonda, SVP Marketing, Strategy & Planning, Comcast
  • Steve Kern, Deputy Director, Quantitative Sciences, Gates Foundation
  • Kevin B. Mahoney, EVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Dean, Integrative Services, Penn Medicine

5:45 – 5:55 PM: Educational Pathways Opening– Matt Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass

6:00 – 6:30 PM: Educational Pathways in Data Analytics: Response from the education system to the growth in data and analytics, including various tools and training opportunities available for students and professionals interested in analytics.

Panelists:

  • Eric Bradlow, W’88, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School
  • H. Patrick Clancy, President & CEO, Philadelphia Works
  • Guy Generals, President, Community College of Philadelphia
  • Melanie Harris, CIO, School District of Philadelphia
  • Jake Schwartz, WG’08, President, General Assembly
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When:

Tuesday, 02/26/19 at 4:30pm - 9:00pm | iCal

Where:

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Harold L. Zellerbach Theater
3640 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA

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