Jon Hay is the Vice President of Data, Analytics, and Intelligence at the Boston Red Sox. Jon speaks about his start in baseball analytics on the field, and his transition to strategic data for the many touch points between the Red Sox team and its fans. Learn how an organization like the Red Sox can manage all its data and reporting needs, and some advice to budding data scientists from Jon.
Ethan Berg is the founder and CEO of Agora World, an up-and-coming virtual platform bringing immersive digital environments to any laptop. After hosting the Diversitech Summit Virtual Career Fair, Agora World has kept up its momentum in the virtual event space. This past week, Agora hosted the official kickoff to Philly Tech Week. Learn more about the future of online events with our episode with Ethan.
Stephan Rind is the founder and CEO of BrickMark, a company revolutionizing real estate through security tokenization. Stephan speaks about BrickMark's $140 million securitization of 52 Bahnhofstrasse, one of the most well-known real estate districts in the world, the impending wave of legislation around the new digital economy, and why security tokens are the future of real estate investing.
Dr. "Sandy" Pentland speaks on the state of digital privacy and how data co-operatives can bring about a more secure future for everyone. He also describes MIT Connection Science's work in establishing digital currencies around the world and its TradeCoin framework.
Jackie Peszynski, Northeastern alum, discusses her professional journey from student to decision scientist and all the co-ops and internships in between.
Distinguished Professor Koen Pauwels introduces listeners to quantitative research and provides his take on United Airlines’ decision to eliminate change fees for good.