Speaker "Chris Bergh" Details
Agile Data in Seven Shocking Steps
To paraphrase and old saying: ‘it takes a village to raise an Analyst.’ Data Analysts and Scientists are working in teams delivering insight and analysis on an ongoing basis. So how do you get the team to support experimentation and insight delivery without ending up in an IT Engineer vs Analyst vs Data Governance war? We present 7 shocking steps to get these teams of people working together with practical, doable steps that can help you achieve data agility. The speaker has decades of hands on and executive management experience in data, analytics, and software development.
Christopher Bergh is a Founder and Head Chef at DataKitchen. Chris has more than 20 years of research, engineering, analytics, and executive management experience. Previously, Chris was Regional Vice President in the Revenue Management Intelligence group in Model N. Before Model N, Chris was COO of LeapFrogRx and analytics software and service provider. Chris led the acquisition of LeapFrogRx by Model N in January 2012. Prior to LeapFrogRx Chris was CTO and VP of Product Management of MarketSoft (now part of IBM) an Enterprise Marketing Management software vendor. Prior to that, Chris developed Microsoft Passport, the predecessor to Windows Live ID, a distributed authentication system used by 100s of Millions of users today. He was awarded a US Patent for his work on that project. Before joining Microsoft, he led the technical architecture and implementation of Firefly Passport, an early leader in Internet Personalization and Privacy. Microsoft subsequently acquired Firefly. Chris led the development of the first travel-related ecommerce web site at NetMarket. Chris began his career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory and NASA Ames Research Center. There he created software and algorithms that provided aircraft arrival optimization assistance to Air Traffic Controllers at several major airports in the United States.
Chris served as a Peace Corps Volunteer Math Teacher in Botswana, Africa. Chris has an M.S. from Columbia University and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an avid cyclist, hiker, reader, and father of two teenagers.