The Toronto, Great Lakes "Business Intelligence & Big Data" Summit, Draws 150 Leading Technology and Business

Summit attendees were provided with multiple opportunities to gain valuable insights throughout the day: breakout sessions, interactive demos, keynotes, access to solutions experts and networking opportunities.

Toronto, Canada, May 14, 2015 –(– On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 150 leading technology and business professionals joined together for the 1st Annual Great Lakes Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data Summit. The Summit, hosted by WIT, is the leading Big Data event in Toronto. Attendees learned about real-world best practices, discovered new analytic technologies, and collaborated with top executives in the industry.

The day began with a powerful keynote given by Dr. Greg Wells, President of the Wells Group. His presentation focused on “Learning from Sports to Power Business Performance.”

From there, attendees participated in their choice of 15 breakout sessions composed of customer case studies and software vendor presentations. A wide ranging set of topics included real-world BI implementations, Data Visualization, Enterprise Data Management, Strategy, Security & Governance and technology innovations.

The day concluded with a memorable keynote by Stephen Graham, Chairman & CEO, The Graham Group. His presentation focused on “Transformational Growth & the Role of Big Data.” During the closing remarks, many impressive prizes were distributed to the lucky winners of the Twitter, feedback, and sponsor raffles.

Next year, the Great Lakes Business Intelligence & Big Data Summit is scheduled to take place in Downtown Toronto on May 3, 2016. Hope to see you there!

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About WIT Inc.
WIT Inc. is a Business Intelligence (“BI”) consulting firm, headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Founded in 1996, WIT’s mission is to help its customers “Harness the Power of Analytics” through elite software and professional services solutions. WIT specializes in traditional data warehousing, reporting and dashboard development projects, aligned with more contemporary subject areas like Big Data, Data Discovery, Predictive Analytics, and Unstructured Data. Clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies across all major industries. For more information, please visit
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