Big Data: How accounting & Finance are Changing
Presented by Erick Watson, Chief Product Officer of Quantarium.
- • Determine if your business needs to hire or contract with data scientists and engineers to keep abreast
- • Find out what skills – programming ability, statistical capabilities, machine-learning application savvy, data visualization & presentation experience, teamwork capability, and/or others – that accounting firms and professionals need to succeed in a data-dominated, technology-driven economy
- • Discover what you need to do now to acquire the skills and knowledge needed and where to get them
- • Explore other relevant and fascinating data science topics
When: Monday, May 20, 2019 Where: LaQuinta Inn, 1425 East 27th Street, Tacoma, WA Schedule: 5:30 Check-In, Networking 6:00 Dinner 6:45 Announcements & Introductions 7:00 Speaker (1 hour CPE)
More details and reservation information at http://www.afwatacoma.org RSVP required by Thursday, May 16th, 5 pm
Mr. Erick Watson is Vice President of Strategic Product & Market Development for Quantarium, LLC where he excels in product definition, market positioning, competitive analysis, scalability optimization, and the creation of digital solution-based platforms and programs.
Before joining Quantarium, Erick served as Chief Product Officer at Moodwire, a natural language processing start-up. Prior to Moodwire, Erick spent ten years at Microsoft, where he led successful initiatives in research & development, competitive strategy, and market development. He also has several successful stints in private equity and software start-up companies.
Erick serves on the advisory boards of several early-stage startups operating in the Greater Puget Sound area, including Socedo, a Twitter-based CRM company; TimeXtender, a Danish data warehouse automation provider; and GAEMS, a console gaming hardware manufacturer.
Erick is published author and has contributed to books and articles on technology and culture. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and summits on the topics of business culture, innovation, competition, and intellectual property in the software industry.