Upcoming Speakers

We bring some the nation's top experts in business analytics and operations research to our campus each year to speak at the forum. To get a more full picture of the level of discussions at our business analytics forum, you can review our company members list as well.

Current Agenda Previous Speakers

Elissa Fink

Retired CMO, Tableau Software


Recently retired as CMO for Tableau Software, Elissa Fink led all marketing strategy and execution for 11 years, from pre-IPO start-up with ~$5 million annual revenue to public enterprise (NYSE:DATA) with $1+ billion in revenue.

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Noah Gift

Lecturer and Consultant - UC Davis, Northwester, and UC Berkeley.


Noah Gift is lecturer and consultant at UC Davis Graduate School of Management MSBA program the Graduate Data Science program, MSDS, at Northwestern and the Graduate Data Science program at UC Berkeley. He is teaching and designing graduate machine learning, AI, Data Science courses and consulting on Machine Learning and Cloud Architecture for students and faculty.

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Olivia Duane Adams

Alteryx, Chief Customer Officer (CCO) and co-founder


Olivia Duane Adams (Libby) is the chief customer officer (CCO) and co-founder of Alteryx, and one of only a handful of female founders to take a technology company public, along with her founding counterparts, Dean Stoecker and Ned Harding.

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Anne G. Robinson

Chief Strategy Officer at Kinaxis


As Chief Strategy Officer, Anne is responsible for accelerating Kinaxis strategy development to add further value to customers. She and her team collaborate closely with customers, external stakeholders and the rest of the senior executive team to drive the strategic roadmap, thought leadership and identify emerging technologies and new industry opportunities.

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