Elon Business Analytics Conference – April 5

8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Durham, N.C.

Master Business Practices

  • Learn from presentations by analytics experts on topics such as the changing landscape of analytics, predictive analytics, and the future of analytics.
  • Secure a cross-industry view of high-impact real-world analytics applications and learn how to apply them effectively.
  • Leverage analytics best practices to optimize your business processes and make fact-based business decisions.
  • Gain valuable insights that will help decision makers in your company better understand the value of analytics as a competitive driver.

Advance Your Career

  • Improve your knowledge of the latest analytics trends.
  • Enjoy networking opportunities that provide future directions and contacts that can help you and your business.
  • Learn how to sell analytics to key decision makers and potential users.
  • Conduct a follow-up presentation for your company on best practices and innovative strategies that will open pathways to new possibilities.
  • Meet with Elon faculty and program administrators to learn about the accelerated M.S. in Management, Organizational Analytics program at Elon University.


  • Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, Co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics
  • Naveen Yeri, Vice President of Fraud Strategy, Data and Analytics at Wells Fargo
  • Malene Haxholdt, Vice President of Enterprise Analytics, GTO Global Data & Analytics Services at MetLife
  • Jackie Orr, Associate Data Scientist, GTO Global Data & Analytics Services at MetLife
  • Amaresh Tripathy, Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Elpida Ormanidou, Vice President Advanced Analytics and Testing at Chico’s FAS, Inc.  
  • Naveen Venkataraman, Senior Consultant at EY
  • Robbie Allen, CEO and Founder of Automated Insights (Ai)
  • Chris Ambrozic, Senior Director, Product & Data Science, Advanced Search & Recommendations Group at TiVo
  • Shannon Duvall, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Elon University
  • James C. Lester, Director of the Center for Educational Informatics & Distinguished Professor at NC State University