So few of the old marketing rules still apply, it’s almost comical. Gone are the 18-month implementations, Big Bang marketing campaigns, fastidious adherence to 100% data quality, and the avoidance of failure. Today’s analyst lives in a world of infinite data, available instantly. That means they’ve learned vital lessons about thinking smart and moving fast—or rather, thinking fast and moving smartly.
Author and digital marketing evangelist Avinash Kaushik shares his perspective, drawing from experience with some of the world’s largest online marketers, and looks at how an analyst mentality is quickly permeating all aspects of business and marketing.
Avinash Kaushik is the co-Founder of Market Motive Inc and the Digital Marketing Evangelist for Google. His prior professional experience includes key roles at Intuit, DirecTV, Silicon Graphics in the US & DHL in Saudi Arabia.
Through his blog, Occam’s Razor, and his best selling books, Web Analytics: An Hour A Day and Web Analytics 2.0, Avinash has become recognized as an authoritative voice on how marketers, executives teams and industry leaders can leverage data to fundamentally reinvent their digital existence.
Avinash puts a common sense framework around the often frenetic world of web analytics and combines that with the philosophy that investing in talented analysts is the key to long-term success. He passionately advocates customer centricity and leveraging bleeding edge competitive intelligence techniques.
Avinash has received rave reviews for bringing his energetic, inspiring, and practical insights to companies like Unilever, Dell, Time Warner, Vanguard, Porsche, and IBM. He has delivered keynotes at a variety of global conferences, including Ad-Tech, Monaco Media Forum, Search Engine Strategies, JMP Innovators’ Summit, The Art of Marketing and Web 2.0.
Acting on his passion for teaching Avinash has lectured at major universities such as Stanford University, University of Virginia, University of California – Los Angeles and University of Utah.
Avinash received the 2009 Statistical Advocate of the Year award from the American Statistical Association, and the 2011 Most Influential Industry Contributor award from the Web Analytics Association.
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