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2019 Wittenberg Analytics Symposium

3rd Annual Wittenberg Analytics Symposium

Welcome to the third Annual Wittenberg Analytics Symposium! We have two very exciting speakers lined up to present this year, in addition to a engaging group analytics experience. We are excited to offer an excellent networking opportunity with a diverse group of students and professionals from the throughout the region. In the afternoon we will be facilitating three interactive breakout sessions surrounding topics and demonstrations involving R, Google Analytics, and Tableau. Below you can will find a full schedule of events, as well as bios for our presenters. With every registration you will receive a copy of Dave Knox's book Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips. Click here to register!

Date: April 26
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Place: Wittenberg University,
HPER Center
Price: Free


  • 9:00-9:15 a.m. - Welcome
  • 9:15-10:30 a.m. - Dave Knox
  • 10:40-11:45 a.m. - Jacob Thomas
  • 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Lunch (provided)
  • 1:15-3:00 p.m. - Breakout sessions

Speaker Bios:

Dave KnoxDave Knox
Best-selling Author

Dave Knox is a leading consultant, speaker, and coach in the areas of innovation, marketing, and digital transformation. He’s been asked to share his expertise by some of the world’s largest companies and most innovative startups. Dave blends classing brand marketing acumen with entrepreneurial instinct to navigate a changing corporate landscape. He is recognized throughout the industry as an innovator who bridges the worlds between brand marketing, digital, and entrepreneurship. As Chief Marketing Officer of Rockfish, Dave helped the company become one of the fastest-growing agencies in the country, going from $8 million in 2010 to $70+ million in revenue in 2016. Simultaneously, Dave cofounded the Brandery, one of the top 10 startup accelerators in the U.S. Combing these two worlds, Dave is also the author of the bestselling Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips.

Jacob ThomasJacob Thomas
Associate Director of Strategy Activation, Applied Data Science
Syneos Health

Jacob uses data to help solve complex business problems using a pragmatic and tangible approach. Jacob currently is part of the Syneos Health Applied Data Science practice with a concentration in commercialization. Syneos Health (NASDAQ: SYNH) is North America’s largest contract commercial organization and second largest contract clinical organization supporting 80% of all FDA approved drugs the past 8 years. Prior to Syneos Health, Jacob helped build decision making technologies for Publicis media agencies as part of a venture backed startup.  Jacob has also worked as a CPG brand marketer and small-cap bank stock market maker.

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