Jeffrey Ma

Former Vice President, Data Science/ Analytics, Predictive Analytics Expert & Kingpin of the famous Twitter, ESPN & MIT Blackjack Team
When it comes to beating the house - whether you're amassing poker chips or market share - Jeffrey Ma proves that data-driven decisions and smart risktaking trump luck every time.

Jeffrey gained worldwide recognition as a member of the MIT blackjack team, which inspired the best-selling book, “Bringing Down the House” and the hit film, “21.” Since then, he has founded (sold to Demand Media), Circle Lending (sold to Virgin), Citizen Sports (sold to Yahoo!) and tenXer, an analytics tool designed to optimize employee performance, progress and productivity, which was acquired by Twitter. He now serves as senior director of business insights and group project manager at Twitter, where he also manages the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning groups.

From Sports Illustrated to Ford and ESPN, leading global corporations seek Jeffrey’s insight on how to effectively understand and utilize technology as a competitive advantage. In his best-selling business book, “The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business,” Jeffrey seamlessly connects his experiences at the table and in the sports world to business analytics, providing insights that are accessible for individuals at every level.

With an extraordinary real-life tale that illustrates the power of data, coupled with an entrepreneur’s business expertise, Jeffrey captivates audiences with fascinating insights on topics such as strategy, innovation and risk, to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and analytics—and how to understand, play and win the game.

Main Conference Day One: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019


Incorporated AI technologies into your organization’s varied operation will help your business unlock the value of your structured and unstructured data, delivering realtime insights that will provide your organization with a competitive edge for a multitude of business intelligence purposes. Attend this inspiring and thought-provoking session to learn how to optimize the power AI technologies can offer for your predictive analytics business objectives.

In this session, our Keynote speaker’s topics of discussion will include, yet will not be limited to:
  • How AI boosts Predictive Analytics, and in turn, provides powerful insight that can be utilized for a wide variety of business needs
  • The process of using data mining, statistics and modelling to make predictions about future outcomes – and how historical data defines a set of parameters, which computers can then use to determine what user behavior and /responses might be in the future
  • Stream analytics, NoSQL databases, distributed file stores, in-memory data fabrics, data virtualization, and more

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Jeffrey.

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