Photo Gallery: ADS*CON*14

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Feb 17, 2014 
Mike Daly  |

ADOTAS – On February 6, Dstillery and NYU Stern Center for Business Analytics hosted the second annual ADS*CON.

“ADS*CON*14: Embracing the Noise” was a half-day symposium dedicated to exploring how we find meaningful signals in massive and often noisy data sets. It explored the impact of bigger and more varied data on building models and understanding markets.

The forum featured preeminent advertising, academic and data science professionals in a fast-paced format of exploration and debate. The event helped attendees understand the vast potential of embracing the noise.

Above from left: Amit Phansalkar, Chief Data Scientist, VP Analytics of MassMutual Financial Group, and Rob Macdonald, VP of Business Development at Dstillery.

Above from left: Eoin O’Mahony, Optimization Expert with Citibike and PhD candidate at Cornell University; Tom Phillips, CEO of Dstillery; and Eric Sumner, Partner at Lion Cave Capital.

Above from left: Sinan Aral, David Austin Professor of Management at MIT and Chief Scientist at Humin and Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist at Dstillery.

Above from left: Michael Wexler, Director, Digital Insights and Marketing Effectiveness at Citi and Vasant Dhar, Director, Center for Business Analytics at NYU Stern.

Mike Daly is an award-winning writer and editor with 30 years of experience in publishing. He began his career in 1983 at The News of Paterson, N.J., a long-since defunct daily paper, where at age 22 he was promoted to the position of Editorial Page Editor. Since then he has served in managerial capacities with several news organizations, including Arts Weekly Inc. and North Jersey Media Group in New Jersey and Examiner Media in New York. His work has been honored on numerous occasions by the New Jersey Press Association and the Society for Professional Journalists.

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