March 13, 2015 10:58 ET

Nate Silver, Statistician Famous for Political Predictions and Sports Analysis, to Speak at IS Accelerate '15

Author of The Signal and The Noise Will Reveal the Power of Data-Driven Decisions at the Sales Acceleration Event of the Year

SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwired - March 13, 2015) - Today announced that Nate Silver, author of The Signal and The Noise, will speak at IS Accelerate '15, the sales acceleration event of the year. Silver, who rose to fame with his astonishingly accurate predictions of political campaigns, will discuss why most predictions fail, but some don't.

Silver first gained national attention during the 2008 presidential election, when he correctly predicted the results of the primaries and the presidential winner in 49 states. Partnering with ESPN, he launched a new version of his award-winning website, FiveThirtyEight, applying his trademark analysis to politics, sports, big data and more.

Silver will share his analytical insights with the sales and marketing visionaries in attendance at IS Accelerate. The event will feature some of the most prominent industry leaders across a variety of professional arenas, including sales acceleration, sports media, workplace culture, and business and technology, discussing the power of predictive analytics to optimize sales performance.

More than 600 top customers, business partners and industry analysts will gather at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 18-19, 2015. View the agenda and register here.

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