A Framework for High-Value Big Data
  Asha Saxena   Asha Saxena


Thursday, March 21, 2019
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Level:  Business / Non-Technical

The big data revolution is underway and organizations have been predicting huge benefits from it in use cases ranging from customer behavior analysis to IoT. However, what data provides high value for analytics? In this talk, Asha Saxena will identify opportunities and barriers for utilizing big data to contribute to three main goals: operational efficiencies, revenue and market growth, and higher team effectiveness. She will then highlight the economic value of big data and describe a value management framework that identifies seven key factors that affect the usability and benefits of big data during the decision-making process.

Asha Saxena is a strategic, innovative leader with a proven track record of building successful businesses for the last 25 years. With a strong academic background, creative problem-solving skills, and an effective management style, Saxena has been instrumental in building business models for success. Asha Saxena is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, where she teaches graduate classes on Healthcare Consulting, Entrepreneurship, and Big Data Analytics. She has served a four-year term as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Columbia Business School. Asha Saxena is on the Board of Directors for several for-profit companies, and she serves as CEO of Aculyst, a health care data analytics firm. She also built an e-commerce company and served as a CEO of Future Technologies Inc., an international data management solutions firm, for 20 years.