“The mind, basically, is a pattern-seeking machine…We tend to seek patterns… and then we tell stories about them.”
Stephen Jay Gould
Stephen Jay Gould
Rado has held various executive positions in finance, marketing, product and innovation management at DeBacker Management Inc., ClubMom Inc., and Information Builders Inc. Under his leadership, his teams have delivered an innovative POS and financial platform, a highly scalable campaign and micro segmentation platform, a new reporting format for emailing self-contained interactive reports and dashboards, the first relational database search for business intelligence, the first web-based AJAX ad hoc reporting tool, the first integration of R into a BI platform, and other.
He holds a number of US patents and speaks frequently at industry events on how data and analytics can drive innovation, new business models, new revenue streams, and higher organizational performance.
She has lived and worked in London, UK, Tokyo, Japan, and New York, NY working with customers to implement products and solutions with business intelligence, big data analytics, enterprise integration, and cloud-based technologies.
Jeremy have led two international AI teams across the world, culminating in 26 countries and more than 110 data engineers, data scientists and students. Lastly, he shares his cybersecurity expertise through three university cybersecurity bootcamps for more than 80 students, and counting.
He has held various leadership positions over his 27-year U.S. Navy career in nuclear engineering, avionics, mass communication, public affairs and project management, and ultimately complex cybersecurity solutions.
Jeff applies a rigorous design thinking methodology and process to meet aggressive deadlines and deliver projects that result in revenue growth and cost savings. At Trendalyze he will help customers apply the design thinking methodology to monetize their IoT data faster. Given that IoT monetization requires both people and technologies, we expect to bring the time-to-market down to 2-4 weeks instead of 8-12 months for traditional machine learning projects by using proven methodologies and technologies.
Jeff is an accomplished speaker, presenter, and innovative facilitator with a user-centric perspective that brings the enterprise goals and the user support talent to agreement and fast-forward longevity.
Susan is a faculty member at the Department of Philosophy Cognitive Science Program (University of Connecticut), and is also affiliated with the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton), YHouse think tank (New York), Ethics and Technology Group at the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics (Yale), Center of Theological Inquiry (Princeton), and other.
Lorant designed and implemented innovative analytics solutions using the vast and complex data available in the payments space for a variety of business uses. He presented some of these models at the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence & Decision Support Systems section and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Pricing and Revenue Management section conferences.
Lorant has a diverse educational background including business, investment banking, engineering, computer programming and law.
Tom’s professional career began as a software engineer at Morgan Stanley, followed by several years in investment banking (1987 to 1991). After business school, Tom joined a start-up management consulting firm, the Mitchell Madison Group, that was a spin off from McKinsey. At MMG, he focused on the intersection of Strategy/Operations/IT for financial services, tech, private equity/VC clients (1993 to 2000). The firm grew from start-up to over 1000 professionals and 15 offices and was sold to USWeb/CKS in early 2000. Following MMG, Tom joined Walker Digital, an internet incubator run by Jay Walker, founder of Priceline. During much of the next decade, he advised VC and PE firms on portfolio company turn-arounds, and evaluating new investments. On two occasions, Tom joined the management team of the companies he was serving, to lead turn-arounds and major company expansions.
In addition to NVP, Tom is a Partner of RosePaul Investments, his family office, which has a portfolio of 30 seed stage tech investments as well as 12 VC fund investments. He is a board director of New York Angels, a seed investment group and a frequent speaker at tech-start-up events. He holds a BA in Physics and Philosophy from Clark University, and an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth.