SUPERMATH’s Analytics Conference Convenes Thought Leaders
A public expo of cutting-edge analytics technologies and practical applications in everyday life will be showcasedat the SuperMath conference held in San Diego. National thought leaders and businessgroups come together to discussand demonstrate how analytics can be used in everyday life in areas of Business,Social Networking, Medicine and Security. Four industry “neighborhoods,” offer a glimpse of the next wave of advancesin predictive analytics, businessintelligence and statistical analysis. San Diego is a recognized analytics cluster, and the demos will highlight area technology in bioinformatics, genomics, risk analysis, web analytics, marketing research, businessinformation (BI) systems, fraud detection, crime and predictive policing, marketing automation, and energy usage Keynote speakers include: energy-policy analyst, transport economist and environmental activist Charles Komanoff, recently featured in Wired magazine; Dr. Eric Topol, a pioneer in advancing individualized medicine; and Pamela Scanlon, Executive Director of San Diego’s Automated Regional Justice Information System (ARJIS). Others include Dr. Michael Victoroff, Chief Medical Officer for Parity Computing; Amy Chui, Vice-president of Risk Analysis and Management at Sempra Energy, and Revathi Subramanian, Director of Research & Development with the SASInstitute, Inc. Conference Chair Tom Clancy, Director of the San Diego Software Industry Council and Managing Director at Tao Venture Partners said, “This technology is being used to analyze everything from hospital infection rates to wildfire burn rates and directions. We can now predict fraud and risk assessments for the credit card industry and analyze genetic variations to forecast the risk of diseasein individuals and the population at large. San Diego has an incredibly rich history of producing analytics innovations and talented teams, and this is the first conference to bring that story to a wider audience – to educate the larger businesspublic about the significant role of analytics in creating a healthier, safer and more efficient world.” A few of the participating companies include Teradata, Covario, Certona, Opera Solutions, ID Analytics, IBM, Brightscope and Melissa Data. Among these are companies whose primary businessfocus is analytics, as well as those who use key analytics in roles supporting their principal business. Bob Slapin, Executive Director of the San Diego Software Industry Council which is organizing the conference, said, “Software analytics companies have multiplied and evolved to create a nationally significant cluster in San Diego. More than 100 analytics firms call San Diego home – small, medium and large. And this doesn’t count the numerous additional companies using analytics as an integral part of their on-going operations. Analytics is a great source of goodpaying jobs for our region and the nation, and it continues to grow rapidly.”
The San Diego Software Industry Council is one of San Diego's oldest and largest trade organizations for regional software companies, related technologies and services.
The Council supports the entrepreneurial spirit within the San Diego software and IT industry. More information about SUPERMATHcan be found at www.supermathconference.com