Periscope Data and Flexport to Co-Present at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Latest Innovations From Leading BI Platform On Display at Booth #229

SAN FRANCISCO - March 4, 2019 - (

Periscope Data, the world’s leading analytics platform for data professionals, today announced that the Company has been invited to co-present a customer case study with Flexport at Gartner's Data & Analytics Summit in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Tom O’Neill, Co-Founder and CTO of Periscope Data, will present new case study findings with Patrick Steigler, Director, Data Science at Flexport on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. entitled: "Tracking Tariffs: Flexport’s Data-Driven Approach to the International Supply Chain."

Tom and Patrick will delve into how Flexport uses data to help companies ship goods internationally from over 100 different countries. With operations that span the globe, unforeseen factors such as weather events, strikes, and government regulatory changes are the norm, not the exception. Flexport relies on Periscope Data to empower its data scientists with up-to-the-minute analyses on these factors and drive operational workflows to alert their clients. Recently, the team built a “tariff calculator” that enables operational users to find and alert any clients impacted by the recent U.S. federal government tariff changes. Ultimately, this has enabled Flexport’s clients to have unparalleled control, transparency and peace of mind over their supply chains.

“Patrick has been instrumental in ramping up Flexport’s data team, having joined as their first data scientist in the early stages of the company’s growth,” said O’Neill. “He has since brought on a team of data analysts, data engineers, and data scientists to support a comprehensive data analysis effort as the company grew from 30 people to more than 1,000 in just three years. We’re looking forward to sharing his insights with the Gartner audience and shedding light on the process of data maturity behind one of the world’s leading logistics companies.”

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Data and analytics leaders are fueling digital transformation, creating monetization opportunities, improving the customer experience and reshaping industries. The Gartner Data & Analytics Summit provides the tools to build on the fundamentals of data management, business intelligence (BI), and analytics; harness innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT); and accelerate the shift toward a data-driven culture to lead the way to better business outcomes.

About Periscope Data

Periscope Data is an end-to-end BI and analytics platform for anyone looking to answer complex questions with data. Business professionals and data experts use Periscope Data every day to connect all of their data sources, then analyze, visualize and share insights. The platform offers the fastest time to insight, unmatched power, and the flexibility to meet the demands of every part of the business. Periscope Data is trusted by more than 1,000 customers, including Adobe, Crunchbase, EY, Flexport, and ZipRecruiter.

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