Welcome to Data Science Perspectives with your host Bill Franks

In Bill’s roles as Chief Analytics Officer for both Teradata and The International Institute For Analytics, he was lucky enough to meet with analytics executives in hundreds of large companies around the world. In this webcast, he interviews many of the executives and professionals he’s met to learn about how their careers unfolded, what skills they look for when hiring, what trends they think are coming next, and more! If you want an inside view into what some of today’s top data science names are thinking and talking about, this series is for you.

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Bill Franks is the Director of the Center for Data Science and Analytics at Kennesaw State University


Data Sciences Perspectives Webcast Seasons

Season 1  |  Season 2  |  Season 3  |  Season 4  |  Season 5  |  Season 6   |  Season 7  |  Season 8

Data Science Perspectives - Season 1

Tom Davenport
Internationally Recognized
Thought Leader & Author

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Tim Berryman
Vice President, Decision Analytics
Georgia Pacific

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Ameet Shetty
Chief Data Officer
Pilot Flying J

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Russ Pierce
VP, Marketing Effectiveness
Intercontinental Hotels Group 

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Khalifeh Al Jadda
Director, Data Science
The Home Depot

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Eric Schmidt
Global Director, Data & Analytics
The Coca-Cola Company

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Data Science Perspectives - Season 2

Christine Joy
VP, Business Analytics

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Taylor Horton
Senior Director, Data Science,
Cox Automotive

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Linda Burtch
Founder of Burtch Works

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Eric Weber
Head of Data Products
Yelp Audio Download

Brad Henderson
VP, Data & Analytics
Roark Capital Group Audio Download

Kathy Koontz
Principal, Platform Strategies
Amazon Web Services Audio Download

Data Science Perspectives - Season 3

Peter Maynard
SVP, Data & Analytics, Equifax
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Rachel Stuve
Senior Director of Data Science and AI, Anthem

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Warren Hearnes
Fmr SVP, Analytics & Data Science
Cardlytics Audio Downalod

Bernie Smith
Founder & CEO
The Institute For Clever Stuff Audio Download

Rod Bates
Managing Director
Consumer Markets Data & Analytics, PWC Audio Download

Cheryl Pressley
Data & Analytics Manager
Southern Company Audio Download

Data Science Perspectives - Season 4

Mike Stefanick
Managing Director
Ernst & Young Audio Download

Craig Brabec
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
McDonald's Audio Download

Melinda Borrero
Director, Enterprise Analytics Consulting
Chick-fil-A Audio Download

Anne Robinson
Chief Strategy Officer
Kinaxis Audio Download

Rasmus Wegener
Senior Partner
Bain & Company Audio Downaload

Wes Chaar
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Fyllo Audio Download

Data Science Perspectives - Season 5

Mano Mannoochahr
Senior Vice President (Travelers)
Chief Data & Analytics Officer (CDAO) Audio Download

Ken Viciana
Vice President
TSYS Merchant Solutions Audio Download

John Carter
Adjunct professor, UC-Davis
Ex-SVP Analytics & Business Insights, Schwab Audio Download

Alex Vayner
Managing Director, Data Science & AI
KPMG Audio Download

Colin Coleman
Chief Data & Analytics Officer
Inspire Brands Audio Download

Amelia Mink
Founder & CEO
Data Science Connect Audio Download

Data Science Perspectives - Season 6

Erika McBride
Group VP of Data & Analytics
Tenerity Audio Download

Scott Radcliffe
Managing Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) Program, Emory University Audio Download

Frances Boykin
Director, Advanced Analytics
AT&T Audio Download

Don Vu
Chief Data Officer
Northwestern Mutual Audio Download

Satish Padiyar
Divisional VP of Data & Analytics
Health Care Service Corporation Audio Download

Joe DeCosmo
Chief Analytics and Technology Officer
Enova International Audio Download

Data Science Perspectives - Season 7

Chris Donovan
EVP and Chief Data and Information Officer
Medical Mutual Audio Download

Kathleen Maley
Vice President, Analytics
Experian Audio Download

Melanie Murphy
Chief Analytics Officer
Fluent Audio Download

Keyur Desai
Former Chief Data Officer
TD Ameritrade Audio Download

Dwight Specht
Vice President, Digital Transformation & Strategy
Bridgestone Americas Audio Download

David Sommers
Senior Vice President
Epsilon Audio Download


Data Science Perspectives - Season 8

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What Traits Have Made You Successful?

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What's One Thing You Wish Someone Told You Before You Started Working?

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Comparing Industries and Business Functions

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Thoughts on Leadership

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What Skills Do You Look for When Hiring?

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Advice for Students