Date(s) - 02/15/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
GREG PETRO, CEO & Founder of First Insight
HOW TO BECOME INSIGHTFUL: “What are the key elements to become an insightful decision maker in business via the use of data?”
The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) Program of the Rutgers School of Business–Camden is pleased to invite you to a free lunchtime talk with a Q&A. This is the second in a series of “Focus on Analytics” talks by leading industry professionals to give current and prospective graduate students further information and answer questions about working in the field of Data and Business Analytics.
While the webinar is free, please pre-register at: https://go.rutgers.edu/v805mrwc
Please join us if you are interested in learning more about careers in Business Analytics!
ABOUT THIS “FOCUS ON ANALYTICS” TALK: “Data is ubiquitous, but insights are rare.”
Many companies in all industry sectors have a tsunami of data available. The challenge is how do you structure it to make it useful? How do you solve a specific problem and sustain the capability? During our discussion we will outline a number of use cases of how to create a solution to a complex problem through a series of steps to solve this, thus making you and your organization more insightful.
GREG PETRO’S BIO
From early on, Greg Petro realized there was a better way for companies to make decisions with high degrees of variability or uncertainty. He devoted himself to revolutionizing the decision-making process within business. With decades of experience in retail, technology, economics, and growing businesses, Mr. Petro founded and built First Insight, which has become one of the world’s leading Experience Management (XM) platforms. First Insight empowers companies to incorporate predictive analytics along with VoC (Voice of the Customer) data into the design, pricing, planning, and marketing of products and service offerings thereby improving Customer, Brand, Product, and Employee experiences within organizations.
Greg has extensive experience in product development, marketing, finance, and leadership within both the retail and technology industries. Recognition of his accomplishments include being awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year, NRF’s 25 Most Influential People in Retail, along with a number of other awards. An international keynote speaker, Greg has written for Forbes for over 6 years, where he shares his perspectives weekly to the investment community on the retail industry, providing insight and solutions for driving success in today’s environment.
Greg holds both an undergraduate degree in Economics and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and the Katz Graduate School of Business.