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Tuesday, July 24 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Then & Now: The Big Data Pivot

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Join KAR Auction Services’ Kayne Grau, president of Data as a Service, and Tom Kontos, chief economist, as they look at what the “big data pivot” from descriptive and diagnostic to prescriptive and predictive has meant for the auto remarketing industry. These data pioneers will look at how evolving customer needs have fueled innovation in modeling, predictive analytics, AI and machine learning — and they’ll also offer a peek at what new technologies and analytical techniques are coming down the pike and offering new opportunities for optimizing revenue streams.

  • Understand how new applications of predictive analytics fuel actionable insights for wholesale used-car buyers and sellers
  • Understand how big data has evolved to offer more powerful tools to the automotive industry

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Kayne Grau

President, Data as a Service, KAR Auction Services
Kayne Grau is president of Data as a Service for KAR Auction Services, Inc.As president of Data as a Service, Grau is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership oversight to our new portfolio of DRIVIN, Autoniq, instaVIN, Data Science and Pricing Optimization. He... Read More →
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Tom Kontos

Chief Economist, KAR Auction Services
Tom Kontos is chief economist for KAR Auction Services Inc. He makes frequent presentations to clients and at automotive industry conferences, and is often quoted in the trade and national press. Tom is author of Pulse, a report on economic conditions and the new and used vehicle... Read More →

Tuesday July 24, 2018 3:30pm - 4:15pm EDT