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Andreas Weigend: The Art of Social Data (DataEDGE Conference 2012)

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More info: http://dataedge.ischool.berkeley.edu/schedule#session7 The Art of Social Data Andreas Weigend, Director, Social Data Lab, Stanford University Based on his work with the CEOs of Amazon, Lufthansa, MasterCard, Thomson Reuters, and the World Economic Forum, Andreas will share his insights on the social data revolution — how context, connection, and conversation have joined content, community, and conversion in commerce. --------------------------------------------------------- Andreas Weigend Director, Social Data Lab, Stanford University Dr. Andreas Weigend studies the ongoing revolution in social data and its impact on consumers, business, and society. He teaches at Stanford University and directs the Social Data Lab. Weigend was the chief scientist of Amazon.com where he focused on building the customer-centric and measurement-focused culture that has been central to Amazon's success. Weigend works with innovative startups and global companies alike, helping them understand and leverage the irreversible changes in how consumers express themselves, make purchasing and lifestyle decisions, and relate to each other. His goal is to guide his clients through the evolving landscape of consumer behavior and unprecedented data to identify new business opportunities. Weigend studied electrical engineering, physics and philosophy in Germany and Cambridge (UK), and received his Ph.D. in physics from Stanford University. His career as a data scientist combined with his deep industry and startup experience allows him to successfully bridge the gap between academia and industry. He lives in San Francisco, Shanghai and on weigend.com.