Analytics for Leaders

This half-day session will focus on providing a fundamental understanding of what analytics is, examples of successful applications in financial and other industries, how to get started, what resources, skill sets, organization and cultural elements need to be in place for long-term success. Examples in Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive analytics will be reviewed, including common tools and methods used to perform analytics and conveying results effectively. This will be an interactive, thought-provoking course with lectures and break-out work groups to allow better understanding of the concepts taught.

Intended audience

This course is intended for leaders of analytics and technology in business, government and non-profit organizations at the director level and above.

Course fee

$250, includes executive reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free parking.

Reception attendees will include event keynote speakers, track session speakers, analytics trainers, Center for Business Analytics member companies, select business analytics students and Analytics and Information Systems faculty from the University of Cincinnati.


Glenn Wegryn, Executive Director, University of Cincinnati Center for Business Analytics.

Glenn Wegryn has more than 30 years of global experience in Analytics. He spent 28 years at Proctor and Gamble, most notably as the creator and leader of P&G’s award winning Supply Chain Analytics Group. He is a three-time finalist for the Franz Edelman prize awarded annually by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) for advanced analytics applications. Wegryn and his team were recognized for optimization techniques that saved P&G hundreds of millions of dollars.

Glenn retired from P&G in 2012 and founded Analytic Impact LLC, an independent consultancy providing supply chain analysis and Analytic thought leadership to organizations looking to gain the competitive advantage analytics can offer to them. An active speaker and advocate for Analytics in the Boardroom, Glenn has shared his experiences at conferences, CIO and CMO events and has been an invited speaker at Fortune 500 companies, and at University of Cincinnati, Wayne State and University of Texas at Austin events. He currently serves as an advisor to the Business Analytics programs at UC and UT. Glenn earned a BS in Quantitative Business Analysis from Indiana University and is an INFORMS Certified Analytics Professional.