The era of Big Data has begun and Charlotte wants in. Going forward, collecting and analyzing billions of bits of data will be a big business. Proponents of Charlotte capturing a major share of that industry say it will not only make existing businesses here more competitive but also attract new ones, be a major driver for high-end job growth and lead to greater diversification of the region’s economy. We’ll explore the world of big data and Charlotte’s desire to be part of it.
Dr. Yi Deng - Dean and Professor in the College of Computing and Informatics at UNC Charlotte
Dr. Steven Ott - Dean of the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte
Bob Morgan - President and CEO of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
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