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IRI’s Andrew Appel to Participate in Fireside Chat At BMO Capital Market’s 17th Annual Back to School Conference

WHO: Andrew Appel, President and CEO, IRI®
Dan Salmon, Equity Research, BMO Capital Markets (moderator)

WHAT: IRI President and CEO Andrew Appel will join BMO Capital Markets, Dan Salmon for a fireside chat followed by an audience Q&A. During the session, they will discuss emerging trends in the rapidly evolving big data and analytics marketplace as well as competitive growth strategies. 

WHY:          Institutional investors are seeing an increased demand for analytics as big data becomes an even more integral part of market research. The BMO Annual Back to School conference will focus on the ways in which technology and analytics are driving the evolution of the educational sector. With top executives from global education and information services companies, as well as leading institutional investors, private equity and venture capital funds, this conference will be the best place to network and learn from leading professionals in the industry.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
8:30-9 a.m. ET

WHERE:      BMO Capital Market’s 17th Annual Back to School Conference
Grand Hyatt New York, Ballroom V
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017

About IRI:
IRI is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses. A confluence of major external events — including a change in consumer buying habits, big data’s coming into its own, and the development of advanced analytics and personalized consumer activation — is leading to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries. With the largest repository of purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data, all integrated on an on-demand, cloud-based technology platform, IRI is empowering the personalization revolution, helping to guide its more than 5,000 clients around the world in their quests to remain relentlessly relevant, capture market share, connect with consumers, collaborate with key constituents and deliver market-leading growth. For more information, visit


IRI Contact:
Shelley Hughes
Phone: +1 312.474.3675

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