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Keynote speaker and attendants to the business speakers event

2017 Business Speakers Series Luncheon

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Doors open at 11 a.m. 

Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Speaker begins at 12:15 p.m.

Avalon Manor

3550 E. U.S. Route 30
Merrillville, Indiana 46410


Monetizing, Managing and Measuring
Information as an Asset


Doug Laney

Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

A pioneer in the field of data warehousing, who originated the field of infonomics — short for information economics. An experienced IT industry thought leader, he has led analytics and information-management-related projects on five continents and in most industries, as well as business analytics consulting and marketing practices for several software companies. In addition, he launched Meta Group's Enterprise Analytics Strategies research and advisory service, and established and co-led the Deloitte Analytics Institute.

At Gartner he covers data strategy, infonomics, information innovation, big data and analytics use cases, data monetization, open and syndicated data, and the roles/organizational structures for data management and analytics teams. He also is a frequent guest-lecturer at leading business schools on information asset management and valuation.


Platinum Sponsor

Total investment with table - $2,000

Premium table placement

Gold Sponsor

Total investment with table - $1,000

Preferred table placement

Silver Sponsor

Total investment with table - $500

Standard table placement

For more information, please contact Jeanie Tucker at [[jematuck]] at the IU Northwest School of Business and Economics.

Only sponsorship opportunities are considered charitable gifts. Table purchase value of $200 is not tax deductible. All proceeds benefit the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics.

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