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Carrie received her B.A. from Harvard in 2002 in Visual and Environmental Studies, where she focused on sculpture and photography. She continues to create art bridging the capabilities of computers and the creative touch of humans. Her art work explores transformations of data into objects and her digital humanities research explores the opposite––turning complex works of human expression into numbers to enable new forms of analysis and comparison. Carrie’s expertise revolves around one key research question: how and why do we use physical objects (or metaphors and virtual renderings inspired by objects in the physical world) to convey the intangible (ideas, data, and information)?
Jyoti Jain or Jyo is the Director, Advanced Analytics, Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Division. Jyo has worked at world class global multinational corporations including Mondelēz International, Kraft, PepsiCo, and IRI. She has worked in multiple functions such as Strategy, Analytics, Supply Chain, Retailer Data Solutions, Measurement Sciences, and R&D; in country, regional, and global roles. Jyo has led various initiatives on business planning, optimization, and forecasting. Jyo has leveraged holistic analytics to drive decision making in all areas of business including pricing, promotions, distribution, and most importantly advertising. Jyo has also applied analytical framework to support productivity and growth agenda in supply chain.
Simon Scarr is Deputy Head of Graphics for Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Simon is responsible for directing information graphics and data visualization products. He manages award-winning teams in Singapore and London, working on a range of projects from breaking news to investigative reports. Previous roles before Reuters include Graphics Director of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, where he played a key role in transforming the use of data and graphics. Simon has picked up numerous awards for his data visualisation work, recently winning Data Visualisation of the Year in the Global Editors Network’s 2018 Data Journalism Awards.
Mukkul Dasgupta is the Head of Insights and Analytics for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions across APAC. His team help marketers better understand the power of LinkedIn platform to meet their business and marketing objectives by using data to drive smart decision making and demonstrating ROI. Prior to that he worked at Bain & Co. across SE Asia for 5 years as a Management Consultant helping executives with key strategic and operational programs. He also has 10+ years of experience in software Product Management in USA and Europe.
Dave has over 13 years of experience leading Digital Marketing teams in Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore and is passionate about utilising artificial intelligence to enable data analytics to scale infinitely. He founded Nugit after realising how time consuming and difficult it was to present data in a way that resonated with key stakeholders and wanted a fuss-free channel to create and deliver Data Stories that have narrative, context and purpose. Nugit is the world's first AI Data Storytelling Platform powering the transformation of Enterprises data into revenue. Since Nugit's $5M Series A funding from Sequoia over a year ago, they have made significant progress in data productivity for enterprises so they can see real results, fast.