The American University in Bulgaria will offer a two-day Data Science Master Class at the Elieff Center in Sofia on March 23-24. This comprehensive training course is possible thanks to the partnership between the SDA Bocconi and AUBG Joint Venture Program, Telelink, Opremedia and Data Science Society and is designed to give insights into what big data, data science and machine learning can do for an individual’s competitive advantage.

The keynote speaker for the course will be Severino Meregalli, SDA Professor of Information Systems at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Meregalli, also the Scientific Director of the DEVO Lab and Director of the MDA Academy, is the author of several books on the subject of Information Systems. His works have been published in “Economia & Management” and “Finanza Marketing e Produzione,” and he has conducted research and training projects for various significant multinational companies.
His research activities focus on IS governance, ERP, monetary measures of IS (cost and value), digital transformation and digital impact. Prof. Meregalli is actively working on deepening different issues such as information systems, the distribution and pathways of adoption of IS governance tools in companies, and the impact of digital technologies on companies within DEVO Lab.

Prof. Meregalli will speak on the class’ first day which is designed for business people with an interest in or working knowledge of the field. The second day is designated for IT professionals with an interest in getting a hands-on experience with the technology.