Networking/Speakers

Business Analytics (BAx) Meetup
Analytics Evolved at Looker
Looker

UC Davis MSBA and the DSAC is excited to announce the BAxMeetups. Come be a part of this exciting series of meetups, which are tailormade to give students a chance to:

  • Expand upon topics learned in class and see how business analytics is used in top companies across the country
  • Gain exposure to multiple industries that are at the forefront of business analytics
  • Network with key business analytics stakeholders and HR recruiting professionals

Analytics Evolved at Looker

Looker, our corporate host, is a web-based data discovery platform that helps companies discover actionable insights through data. In their own words, “Looker brings data analysts and business teams together by making it easy for everyone to find, explore and understand the data that drives their business.”

Forrester Wave for Enterprise BI ranked this leading data platform company as highest for strategy.

Learn more at: https://looker.com.

Featured Speakers
Colin Zima – Chief Analytics Office, VP Product
Since his time at Princeton, Colin Zima has been involved in analytics. He’s worked on structured credit at UBS Investment Bank followed search ranking statistics at Google. Zima then left to create the start-up PrimaTable, a dynamic pricing solution for restaurants. PrimaTable was acquired by HotelTonight, where Zima spent the next two years as director of data and business intelligence. Since 2014, Colin Zima has been the Chief Analytics Officer and VP of Product for Looker. Colin will speak about the three waves of BI, and the evolution of analytics over the last 2 decades.

Joshua Moskovitz – Senior Manager – Customer Success Analytics
Joshua is both a DJ and an analyst. Formerly in product, growth, and marketing roles at oDesk and Readyforce, Moskovitz began working at Looker as their first Sales Engineer in 2013. After growing their Sales Engineering team, Joshua transitioned to manage the Customer Success team, where he now leads a global team of analysts across the US and Europe. Joshua will speak on the importance of language and why being able to speak a common language around analytics is such a critical element of data governance

Location

Looker
2300 Harrison Street 
San Francisco