The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century
Thursday, November 14, 2013 – ( 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm )
Location: Babbio 220
How Analytics Professionals Make the World Go Round
Analytics are cool. There is no other way to look at it.
It’s hard to open a business magazine, walk through an airport or even participate in an executive meeting and NOT see or hear reference to analytics. Recognized as the currency of business and government, analytics are empowering decision-making at new levels. A trend that started with CIOs is spreading throughout the C-Suites of the private and public sectors – Everyone wants ANALYTICS!
Hear from Anne Robinson from Verizon Wireless and Evan Levine from the NYPD about their own career paths as well as the exciting careers of colleagues they have met along the way!
Anne G. Robinson, Ph.D. is the Director of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics for Verizon Wireless. Her team is responsible for leading strategic efforts across the Supply Chain organization, leveraging advanced analytics to implement processes and procedures that lead to improved product life cycle management, more efficient network equipment utilization, working capital optimization, and cost reduction. She holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. A frequent tweeter, you can follow Dr. Robinson @agrobins .
Dr. Evan S. Levine, Ph.D. is the Director of Analytics at the New York City Police Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau. Previously, he served as Chief Scientist at the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Risk Management and Analysis.