The expert group Data-Driven Business Models invites all interested members to participate in this event, featuring talks, followed by Q&A and Networking Apero.

Date: 14.11.2018, 16:30-19:30

Venue: Au Premier, HB Zürich


4:30 pm Welcome & Registration

4:45 pm Intro

5:00 pm Start Talk 1 incl. Q & A

5:30 pm Start Talk 2 incl. Q & A

6:00 pm Start aperitif

Talk 1

«FIFA stats for the masses - How a Zurich-based startup is democratizing soccer player stats»

Philip Shemella, Co-Founder and CTO at Skunk Sports AG.

Philip Shemella presents how Skunk Sports allows amateur soccer players to track their performance like a pro, but at an affordable price.

He will discuss how to push through technical challenges with data and algorithms, and how to create an experience that is both simple to use and strong on data science.

Philip Shemella, Co-Founder and CTO at Skunk Sports AG, has received a PhD in Physics at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Philip founded Skunk Sports in 2017 and is responsible for the sports data analysis. Previously, he worked for ewz, Quantum and IBM.

Talk 2

«Challenges of data driven services in a 100 year old industry»

Dr. Thomas Bewer and Christian Brändli at Bucher Emhart Glass.

Dr. Thomas Bewer: As Senior Project Manager Thomas is responsible for the technology development and product management of Bucher Emhart Glass’ data driven products.

Christian Brändli: As Head Global Services Christian is responsible for the development of service products of Bucher Emhart Glass’ data driven services.

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