Matthew Marolda

Matthew Marolda

Job Title: Chief Analytics Officer

Company: Legendary Entertainment

Matthew Marolda is Chief Analytics Officer at Legendary Entertainment. He formed and runs Legendary’s Applied Analytics division, which uses data and analytics to drive strategic decisions across all aspects of the company. Prior to Legendary, Mr. Marolda founded StratBridge LLC in 1999. StratBridge had two software solutions businesses: “moneyball” player analysis software used by many organizations in the NFL, NBA, European Football and Major League Soccer (sold to XOS Digital in 2012), and dynamic pricing and revenue analysis software used by many professional sports teams (acquired by Legendary in 2014, after Mr. Marolda had joined Legendary).

Speaking at the following:

11.00am - 11.30am
Keynote Presentation: A Successful data science journey – Transitioning from business intelligence to advanced scientific models

How to empower analytics teams to create impactful & reproducible work The common pitfalls most teams get trapped by today When to use simple measurement vs. machine learning Common abstractions & frameworks that empower analysts and data scientists, as well as current gaps

12.30pm - 1.00pm
Panel Discussion: The road to becoming a Chief Analytics Officer – Driving business engagement and success

What is the typical road to becoming a Chief Analytics Officer, is there one? Where is the optimal place for a Chief Analytics Officer to sit within the business, what should their remit be and what core skills do they need to be successful? What key strategies do you need to employ to drive engagement… Read more.