The countdown has begun, and Kazoocon is just around the corner, less than a month away. We're thrilled to present an exceptional lineup of speakers, featuring not only our own 2600Hz team members but also esteemed industry leaders and experienced business directors. Their insights on business growth and development will be exceptional.
As a featured speaker, Jeffrey Ma, the man behind 21, will be delivering the keynote address on Tuesday at Kazoocon. Ma former member of the legendary MIT Blackjack Team. He will take us on a journey through his diverse career that spans from the blackjack tables of Las Vegas to the boardrooms of Silicon Valley. Ma's journey began with the MIT Blackjack Team, where he and his colleagues used statistical analysis and predictive modeling to beat the odds in casinos. This experience became the basis for the best-selling book Bringing Down the House and the movie 21, both of which showcased Ma's extraordinary talent for harnessing data to gain a competitive edge.
With a background in mechanical engineering from MIT, Ma has blazed trails in the worlds of sports stock markets, professional sports consulting, and tech startups. He co-founded PROTRADE, lent his expertise to sports teams like the Portland Trail Blazers and San Francisco 49ers, and played a pivotal role in the acquisition of Citizen Sports by Yahoo!. Ma is also a published author, with his book The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big In Business, and is a sought-after speaker on data and analytics in business decision-making.
Ma's keynote address will offer unparalleled insights into the world of data analytics and the transformative power of data-driven strategies. As an industry luminary and acclaimed author, Ma will share his insights into the lessons learned from his blackjack adventures and how these principles can be applied to various industries, including technology, finance, and healthcare. Don't miss this chance to hear from a true visionary who has mastered the art of using data to change the game in multiple industries. And, maybe, he'll give us some hints on how to play a winning hand at blackjack!