Some persevered and others found creative ways of managing through obstacles thrown their way, but no business was built to face the challenges this year would bring. Unprecedented times lead to staffing threats, a break in the supply chain, and issues with cash flow. We’ve all been tasked with being flexible and finding new ways to adapt. In this free small business webinar series, we will bring together experts from various fields, providing timely strategies and tactics that you can implement to overcome the economic challenges of 2020.
Let us help you discover ways to meet the changing needs of your business.
Your Guide to Harnessing Data for Competitive Advantage
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Our panel of industry experts will help you outclass your competition by presenting ways to organize, interpret, and structure data into useful information that will help you work more efficiently and increase sales. Every business – large or small – generates data. The key is identifying what data you have in your business that can then be harnessed to help you solve your key business challenges. Don’t miss an opportunity to learn from our expert panel how you can differentiate your business against your competition using the data you already have.
Meet Our Panel
Dr. Chih-Yang Tsai, Professor of Data Analytics, SUNY New Paltz
Dr. Chih-Yang Tsai is currently professor of business analytics at SUNY New Paltz. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Stern School of Business, New York University. His research interests include supply chain logistics, linear/non-linear optimization, and machine learning. Dr. Tsai has a wide range of consulting experience with startups, mid-Hudson regional businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. Before entering academia, he worked as a production controller and a special assistant to the CEO of a multinational manufacturer.
Theodore Clark, Professor (Ret.) of Marketing, SUNY New Paltz
Ted Clark is a retired college marketing professor who taught at SUNY New Paltz in the School of Business for 30 years and holds several degrees in Management and Marketing. In 2010 Professor Clark launched his own consulting company, Ted Clark & Associates, specializing in market research studies for health care and financial services organizations.
Troy Del Valle, VP of Business Intelligence, HVCU
Troy Del Valle is Vice President of Business Intelligence at HVCU. His work focuses on data warehouse architecture, analytical reporting, and member profitability. Troy has led initiatives for internal process automation, creation of a data governance counsel, reporting and dashboard development, as well as development of multiple machine learning projects.
Before coming to Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, Troy was AVP of Business Intelligence at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union. While at MIDFLORIDA, Troy managed the data warehouse, employee incentive programs, and implemented self-service BI.
In 2011, he received his MBA from the University of Tampa with a concentration on management information systems.
David Dirks, VP of Marketing, HVCU
David is Vice President of Marketing for HVCU. He is the co-author of the book “The New Marketing Analytics: A CMO’s Guide to Harnessing Traditional and Big Data to Drive Business Results” (2016). His latest book in this series, “The New Sales Analytics” will be published in early 2021.
Your Guide to Successful Sales Tactics.
Previously recorded on Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Your Guide to Marketing During a Global Pandemic
Previously recorded on Tuesday, August 18, 2020