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June 2014

May 2014

Center Director Robert Phillips at POMS

Barry Kahn discusses dynamic pricing and sports ticketing

April 2014

Ricardo Sanchez explains how managed toll roads are using dynamic pricing

February 2014

Bain's Scott Friend and Rent the Runway's Vijay Subramanian talk about starting data-driven companies

 

June 2014

May 2014

Center Director Robert Phillips at POMS

Center Director Robert Phillips presented "Behavioral Economics of Pricing" at the POMS College of Behavior In Operations Management workshop in Atlanta on May 8, 2014.

Barry Kahn on Dynamic Pricing and Sports Ticketing

Barry Kahn, founder and CEO, Qcue, discussed the creation and growth of his company, and the analytical, technical, and business challenges the company has faced in bringing dynamic pricing to live events since first partnering with the San Francisco Giants in 2009.

April 2014

The Center welcomed Ricardo Sanchez of Cintra North America on April 16th. He discussed the lesser known benefits of Public-Private Partnerships in infrastructure development, including innovation and increased efficiencies. He focused on Cintra's involvement in developing managed toll lanes in Texas. A video recording is available on our website.

February 2014

Scott Friend, Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures, and Vijay Subramanian, Chief Analytics Officer at Rent the Runway, led a a terrific discussion about how the field of analytics is adding value to existing companies and industries, and how it's shaping new business opportunities. Watch the video on our homepage. Mr. Friend joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2006 after selling the company he co-founded, ProfitLogic, to Oracle. ProfitLogic was the leader in retail analytics and price optimization solutions with clients such as American Eagle Outfitters, Bloomingdale's, JC Penney, Nordstrom, and Toys R Us.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2014

Speaker Series Continues!

October 28-29, 2014

Executive Education Workshop:
Pricing Analytics

 

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The Center welcomed Scott Friend, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures, on February 5, 2014

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