Stating the Obvious - Job Search to Analytics Leadership

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
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From is networking really important to do hiring managers read cover letters, from why should data exploration begin with a question to how to build a culture of data driven decision making, we have heard it all many, many times. But these are questions that warrant a reminder. And another. And another.

I hope to be that person and remind you of a few key strategies to employ in job search and best practices to avoid pitfalls in the business world. I will share failures and lessons from my experience in data management and analytics, as well as decode marketing function.

Sandhya Surapaneni (aka Sandy) works as a Global Marketing Analytics Leader at Stratasys, a pioneer in 3D printing technology. Her current focus is on building a foundation in analytics to integrate data-driven insights into every day business decisions that align with the company's long term strategy. Prior to joining Stratasys, Sandy worked as a Database Lead at BI Worldwide, building and supporting the data layer of several web applications. Sandy has a M.S in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Arlington and a M.S in Business Analytics from Carlson School of Management. Born and raised in India, she has been a Minneapolis resident for 13 years and enjoys its lakes and coffee shops.