WCAI Alumni Networking Event and Annual Conference

Date and Time
Thursday, April 9, 2015
5:00pm— 7:00pm
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Wharton School, Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor

Focusing on Analytics for Startups

Please join WCAI Co-Directors Pete Fader and Eric Bradlow at the Wharton School in Philadelphia for a student and alumni networking event focusing on Analytics for Startups.


This panel discussion will explore how customer-level analysis is applied across industry verticals (specifically for startups), and examine recent trends in analytics methods. Following the panel discussion, you’ll have the opportunity to network with professionals from leading companies in customer analytics roles and current Wharton MBA students. 


This event is only open to alumni of The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania.


When:  Thursday, April 9, 2015, 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Wharton School, Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104


CLICK HERE to RSVP for the event. 


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The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative



About WCAI

The Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) is the world’s preeminent academic research center focusing on the development and application of customer analytics methods. Through our innovative Research Opportunity program and R&D “crowdsourcing” approach, WCAI enables academic researchers from around the world to help companies understand how to better monetize the individual-level data they collect about customers through the development and application of new predictive models. We marry our work with companies and researchers around the world with a range of co-curricular student programs that foster talent development and recruitment. Learn more at http://wcai.wharton.upenn.edu/student-resources/



CLICK HERE to take advantage of the Alumni discount rate to our Annual Conference on 4/30/15! Use code wcaiconfalum


WCAI 2015 Annual Conference


Thursday, April 30, 2015 Inn at Penn
3600 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 9:00am-5:00pm


WHARTON ALUMNI – use the code wcaiconfalum to receive a 25% discount Hotel Room block special rate ends on March 29, 2015 – Make your reservations!


Opening Keynote Speaker:

Justin Cutroni, Analytics Evangelist for Google

WCAI is delighted to announce the presentations for our annual conference on April 30, 2015! We’re continuing the theme of Successful Applications of Customer Analytics, where presentations will cover a wide range of challenges pertaining to customer-level data, with case studies presented by Nielsen, Buxton, Netflix, Jamba Juice, Google, Cablevision, Santa Clara University, USAA, MLB.com, and Teradata Corporation.

Topics will include:

  •  Reach, Resonance and Reaction: Measuring Advertising Effectiveness with Integrated Data

  •  Customer-base Analysis Using Google Analytics, Google BigQuery, and Google Play

  •  Driving TV Innovation with Big Data

  •  Cross Channel Effects of Search Engine Advertising on Brick & Mortar Retail Sales

  •  What Are the Best Indicators of a Baseball Season Seat Holder Renewing Their Season Seats?

  •  Making Customer Analytics Actionable

  •  Understand Your Member: A Cognitive Computing Approach to Personalization

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