Everyone is talking about data today. A handful of companies that understand its importance have effectively leveraged its use over the last two decades to infiltrate our lives and become almost impossible to avoid (think Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix). They’ve also reached market valuations never before seen. If you want to start, grow and succeed in the world they dominate, you need to understand data and start planning for the right data infrastructure.

So how can we make sense of it all?

Join Chris Willsher and Dan Silivestru as they pull back the curtain on data and lay a foundation for what data is, what you can do with it and how you can begin to think about data’s place in your business.

What will you learn? 

  • The importance of data 
  • Data analytics 
  • Product development 
  • Licensing and monetization 
  • Data privacy

Who is this for? 

  • Founding-stage companies (0 to 10 employees) thinking about how to measure their product.
  • Early-stage companies (10 to 20 employees) thinking about reporting, tracking and data infrastructure.

About the Presenters: 

Chris Willsher – Data Growth Coach at Communitech 

Chris spent 12 years as the Director of Distribution at Pelmorex, which operates The Weather Network and MétéoMédia brands. During his tenure at Pelmorex, he developed extensive experience in dealing with data as a product. This includes developing effective distribution methods, deriving business value from data and dealing with licensing and rights issues.

Dan Silivestru – Product Development & Technology Strategy Growth Coach at Communitech 

Dan is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience building software and technology companies. Most notably, Dan co-founded bitHound as well as tinyHippos (acquired by Blackberry). Dan is currently the CRO and co-founder of Chocolate Soup.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! 

PLEASE NOTE: There is substantial cost to running this workshop. We are charging you a $50 registration fee for this workshop, which will be refunded if you attend the workshop and complete the post-workshop survey within 24 hours of the last day of the workshop.

Cancellation policy: If you are unable to attend a workshop, please let us know four business days in advance. Failure to do so may result in the loss of your ticket fee.


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