WSU Department of Computer Science Graduate Seminar ~ Alan Jacobson
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Alteryx and Digital Transformation
Chief Data and Analytics Officer
March 2, 2021
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
In this talk, Alan will cover a quick history of Data Science and how it is making impact in the world. We’ll end the session with a quick demonstration of how Alteryx is helping businesses, government agencies and individuals go on the journey of automating processes and leveraging analytics to answer questions and make an impact. Students can obtain a free copy of Alteryx for educational purposes along with free training at: https://www.alteryx.com/why-alteryx/alteryx-for-good
Prior to joining Alteryx, Alan held a variety of leadership roles at Ford Motor Company across engineering, marketing, sales and new business development; most recently leading a team of data scientists to drive digital transformation across the enterprise. As an Alteryx evangelist at Ford, Alan spent many years leveraging the Alteryx Platform across the company and witnessed first-hand the impact a culture of analytics can have on the bottom line and what it takes to succeed as a data-driven enterprise. Alan will extend his role as an evangelist to customers, helping data workers and business leaders alike foster a culture of analytics and deepen their investments in digital transformation strategies.Alan earned his bachelor's degrees in engineering from the University of New Hampshire and received his master's degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech.