Founder of Civis Analytics Talks About Solving Big Problems With Big Data

Colin Keeley

Dan Wagner is the founder and CEO of Civis Analytics, a startup that helps companies, non-profits, and campaigns leverage their data to develop smarter strategy, make better decisions, and build stronger, big data-driven organizations.

Before founding Civis Analytics, Dan Wagner was the chief analytics officer on President Obama's 2012 campaign, overseeing a 54-person team of analysts, engineers and organizers that provided analytics and technologies for voter contact, digital, paid media, fundraising and communication. After a discussion with Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc. on election night, Dan decided to keep his team together and start a company.

Take a listen to the entire talk below and make big data an important part of your business strategy:

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Colin Keeley is the founder and host of Tech In Chicago, an independent podcast with interviews from Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.

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