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Executives to discuss the impact of data analytics
SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mixpanel, the data analytics leader, will host their 2nd Data Driven Conference on July 31, 2014 at San Francisco's Terra Gallery. At the conference, industry leaders will discuss how data has impacted their business models and informed their decision-making process. The Data Driven Conference is not just about learning from leading experts, but seeks to spark conversation between data driven people. Interpreting data and turning new insights into pragmatic changes demands creativity and ingenuity as a tool for revolutionizing the way companies work.
Suhail Doshi, co-founder and CEO of Mixpanel, says, "This conference brings together the brightest people in technology, all of whom are using data to understand and change the world. We are excited to host this event and learn from the great slate of speakers."
The conference's keynote speakers are:
- Max Levchin, CEO of Affirm, Co-founder of PayPal – Max is known as one of the most data driven entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, having built PayPal, Slide, Glow, and Affirm. Throughout his career he has mined data to grow, adapt, and evolve products to deliver the best possible results for each audience. Max's track record is testament: gut instinct is no match for hard data.
- Marc Andreessen, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz – Marc is a valued advisor to and investor in Mixpanel. He developed the Netscape browser and a number of other technologies that were essential to the growth of the Internet. Andreessen's experiences as an entrepreneur, investor, and board member at several large technology firms have positioned him to offer unique insight into technology trends.
- Leah Busque, CEO of TaskRabbit – Leah is the pioneer of the "service networking" concept. Leah began TaskRabbit in 2008, and has since expanded with $40 million in venture funding and 60 employees. Her app connects those with tasks to be done with those who can complete them. Leah has used data to keep TaskRabbit ahead of the competition and to fuel the start-up's growth.
In addition to the three marquee keynote fireside chats, panelists will be discussing topics such as: "Pushing the Boundaries: Using Data at Scale," "Disrupting Old, Stodgy Industries with Data," "Cracking Distribution on Mobile," and "Data Science is the New Rocket Science." The slate of panelists includes decision makers from Twitter, Facebook, Lyft, and Whisper.
Tickets to the Data Driven Conference are available via Eventbrite, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ddc-2014-tickets-11549893041. Please contact Rachael@mixpanel.com for questions in regards to attending the event.
Mixpanel is the most advanced analytics platform for mobile and web, helping the world's most innovative companies gain unmatched insights into user activity and leverage this data to build better products. The privately held company is based in San Francisco with investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, PayPal Co-founder Max Levchin, Salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and Yammer Chairmen and CEOs David O. Sacks and Michael Birch.
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