Rev Summit for Data Science Leaders Heads to New York in 2019

January 4, 2019

Second Annual Event Features Speakers Including Daniel Kahneman and Industry Luminaries from Google, Netflix, Nike, and Slack

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— January 3, 2019 — Domino Data Lab, provider of an open data science platform, today announced that conference registration and the public call for speakers are now open for the second annual Rev summit. This year’s event, which is co-chaired by Paco Nathan*, managing partner at Derwen, Inc., will provide practical guidance to data science leaders and teams aspiring to make data science an enterprise-grade capability. The conference will take place May 23-24, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

The 2019 Rev agenda will comprise both Leadership and Practitioners tracks, plus new “Ask Me Anything” Q&A Sessions with industry luminaries, in addition to Poster Sessions that showcase interesting modeling techniques and accomplishments. Featured speakers include:

  • Daniel Kahneman, award-winning psychologist and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow**
  • Ron Bodkin, Technical Director of Applied AI at Google
  • Tom Kornegay, Head of Global Consumer Data Platforms at Nike
  • Paco Nathan, Managing Partner at Derwen, Inc.
  • Haile Owusu, Senior Vice President of Analytics, Decisions, and Data Sciences at Turner Broadcasting System
  • Jairam Ranganathan, Chief Product Officer at Keep Truckin
  • Gary Sanders, Head of Data Science at Lloyds Banking Group
  • Michelle Ufford, Head of Data Science Tools at Netflix
  • Marck Vaisman, Technology Specialist for Data and AI at Microsoft
  • Josh Wills, Software Engineer of Search, Learning, and Intelligence at Slack

“We created Rev for leaders who are integrating data science into the heart of their businesses, who are running their organizations on models,” said Nick Elprin, CEO and co-founder at Domino. “Last year’s attendees appreciated our focus on leadership strategy paired with practical advice to make teams more successful. We look forward to nurturing this community with practical content and concrete advice to make data science teams more impactful and scalable.”

Reviews from 2018 Attendees

“I have discussed how great my experience was with my manager and am hoping to invite my entire data science team to join next year,” said Erik Demonte, senior data scientist at First Republic Bank.

“I got a lot of value from setting up ad hoc meetings with fellow data science leaders on the sidelines,” said Patrick Harrison, director of Data Science, S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Call for Speakers

The call for speakers for the summit is open. Apply before February 26, 2019.

Registration and Team Discount Offer

Registration for the summit is also now open – visit to take advantage of early-bird pricing. Additionally, every team of 4-plus that registers in a single order gets a 50 percent discount.


*Paco Nathan has previously served as co-chair for O’Reilly Media’s JupyterCon and provides ongoing assistance to the program director for Strata Data Conference and The AI Conference.

**Arrangements for the appearance of Daniel Kahneman made through Greater Talent Network, LLC, New York, NY

About Domino Data Lab

Domino Data Lab provides an open data science platform to help companies run their business on models. Model-driven companies like Allstate, Instacart, Dell, and Bayer use Domino to accelerate breakthrough research, increase collaboration, and rapidly deliver high-impact models. Founded in 2013 and based in San Francisco, Domino is backed by Sequoia Capital, Coatue, Bloomberg Beta, and Zetta Venture Partners. To learn more, visit

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