Social data is energy that now powers the economy, changing the way people and companies make decisions and communicate. While more than 70% of companies use social technologies, less than 5% are turning social and big data into business impact. This session will profile the dramatic impact of social on business transformation and share case studies from industry leaders who are building next generation social powered solutions to capture new customers and market share.
Rob Bailey is the CEO of DataSift. He is an experienced entrepreneur with more than a decade of tech executive experience. Rob was previously the Vice President of Business Development for SimpleGeo (acquired by Urban Airship) and eScene Networks (acquired by Inktomi).
He was also a business development lead at Yahoo! and USWeb/CKS. Rob is a strategic advisor to SoftTech VC and Akkadian Ventures, and regularly advises start-ups on product, fundraising and strategy. Rob has an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.