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October 25, 2013

SIEPR Policy Forum on Big Data

SIEPR Policy Forum on Big Data

Big Data is sweeping business and government.  Those with "data skills" are highly sought after job applicants.  Some view Big Data as the next big job and productivity generator for the U.S. economy.

At the same time, big data presents a confusing and worrisome challenge.   Whether its Big Brother (such as the NSA) or "Little Brother (such as your cell phone company), many are worried about how big data tracks and predicts our every movement.

Come hear, debate, and meet some of the world experts on the impact of big data on our economy.  What does it mean for you, your career, and our lives?

Location: 
SIEPR Gunn Building
Koret-Taube Conference Center
366 Galvez St.
Stanford University

October 25, 2013

10:15am to 11:30am
Session 1
Success, Surprises, and Secrets
Presenter(s) : 
11:30am to 12:00pm
Session 2
Living With Big Data
Presenter(s) : 

Aleecia McDonald: Stanford Law, Director of Privacy

1:00pm to 2:00pm
Session 3
The Big Data Economy
Presenter(s) : 
  • Michael Chui:  Principal, McKinsey Global Institute, "Big Data's Impact on the Economy"
  • Hal Varian:  Chief Economist, Google, "Beyond Big Data"
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Session 4
Big Data Skills and Opportunities
Presenter(s) : 
  • Scott Setrakian, co-founder, Managing Director, APT
  • Ari Gesher, Senior Engineer and Engineering Ambassador, Palantir Technologies
  • Andrew Adelmann, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Secret Service
3:00pm to 3:50pm
Session 5
How Big Data Changes Economics
Presenter(s) :