January 2017

January 2017 Meeting

January 18, 2017 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm

From the Internet of Things to the Analytics of Everything


The Internet of Things is one of today's hottest topics, from connected buildings to smart cities to intelligent avionics. According to McKinsey, we can expect between 50 billion and 100 billion connected devices by 2020. So what’s happening to all the data those devices are generating – and how can be it turned into meaningful advantages in daily lives and financial opportunity for all of us? How do you turn your data into usable insight? How do you begin to maximize impact while creating a fast time to market plan? And how can today’s data and analytics practitioners pivot to become proactive, connected drivers of data revenue?

Join data leader Sakti Kunz to explore learnings, opportunities and experience from her 20+ years as a data and analytics executive: 

  • How to monetize data by turning them into meaningful insights?
  • How to connect to the customer needs and value?
  • What will capabilities will it take to balance between time to market and big payoffs?

This talk is relevant to business, IT and data science leaders alike - anyone who wants to explore the vast opportunities presented by industrial data and analytics.


Sakti Kunz

Sakti Kunz

Head of Data and Analytics Solutions, Honeywell

Sakti Kunz is a data and analytics leader with more than 20 years of executive-level data experience. She joined Honeywell in March 2016 as Head of Data and Analytics Solutions, to create new value for existing customers and enter new markets with Data and Analytics Products and Services that complement Honeywell’s current portfolio. Sakti has deep experience strengthening and transforming products and solutions for business information and analytics companies. Prior to Honeywell, she drove growth in senior product management and data leadership roles at Dun & Bradstreet and at Rovi, a media and metadata company; and AT&T, where she started her career in the innovation lab. Sakti lectures on business entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University and is a board member of the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She holds a MS in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology.