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December Chapter Meeting

December 18, 2019
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
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Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
http://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/
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Topic:  Business Intelligence, Analytics & Innovation at OKC Thunder

Speaker:  Karlis Kezbers, Director of Business Intelligence & Ticket Strategy, OKC Thunder

Topic Description:  A follow-on discussion to our July Chapter Meeting on OKC Thunder's use of Business Intelligence, Analytics, and the Thunder LaunchPad. 

About The Speaker:  Karlis joined the Thunder in September 2008 and currently serves as the team’s director of business intelligence & ticket strategy. The Bloomington, Minnesota, native grew up in Oklahoma City and graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2004. Upon graduating, he joined the sales and retention team for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns. After four seasons with the Suns, Karlis jumped at the opportunity to help build a franchise in his hometown.

In his time at the Thunder, Karlis has overseen season ticket retention, premium service, ticket operations and business analytics.

In his current role, Karlis takes the lead on the development and management of the teams CRM platform and data warehouse strategy.  He also oversees the Thunder LaunchPad, a brick-and-mortar innovation space that drives workforce and economic development as well as houses a 12-week business accelerator program.

A special note on meals:  Lunch will be provided at no cost for all attendees. Please register in advance to assist with anticipated headcount.

A special note on registration: We are no longer taking cash payments at the meeting.  Please register online in advance if possible.  We can assist you with online registration at chck-in as well.

Disclaimer:

Project Management Institute, Oklahoma City Chapter (PMI OKC) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at an event sponsored by PMI OKC, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMI OKC may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMI OKC including but not limited to social media, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

A person attending a PMI OKC event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers, and/or contact PMI OKC Communications, in writing of his/her intentions and include a photograph. PMI OKC will use the photo for identification purposes and will hold it in confidence.

By participating in a PMI OKC event or by failing to notify PMI OKC, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by PMI OKC, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify PMI OKC from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Any person or organization not affiliated with PMI OKC may not use, copy, alter or modify PMI OKC photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from PMI OKC.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Tickets

$10.00 Non-member Ticket

$8.00 Member Ticket

Project Management Institute, Oklahoma City Chapter (PMI OKC) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by PMI OKC, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. PMI OKC may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by PMI OKC including but not limited to: social media, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

A person attending a PMI OKC event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers, and/or contact PMI OKC Communications at [email protected], in writing of his/her intentions and include a photograph. PMI OKC will use the photo for identification purposes and will hold it in confidence.

By participating in a PMI OKC event or by failing to notify PMI OKC, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by PMI OKC, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify PMI OKC from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Any person or organization not affiliated with PMI OKC may not use, copy, alter or modify PMI OKC photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from PMI OKC.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!