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MicroStrategy Announces Oakland Athletics' Billy Beane as Keynote Speaker for 21st Annual World Conference

11-15-17

Beane, Subject of "Moneyball" and Two-time MLB Executive of the Year, to Present on the Business Value of Data Driven Analytics

TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, today announced that Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics, Billy Beane, will be a keynote speaker for MicroStrategy's 21st annual user conference, MicroStrategy World™ 2018. Billy Beane will hold a Q&A session following his keynote in the Visionary Voices track and will also be available for a book signing in the Exhibit hall.

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Billy Beane, Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A's & Subject of Moneyb ...

Billy Beane, Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A's & Subject of Moneyball, to deliver the keynote at MicroStrategy World 2018 (Photo: Business Wire)

MicroStrategy World 2018 will be held from January 15 to January 17 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The event welcomes industry experts and data enthusiasts from around the world to see the latest features of the MicroStrategy 10™ platform, including the new Dossier™ feature, live and in-person in more than 150 informative sessions, technical trainings and interactive demos, amidst other networking and special events. To register for World 2018, click here.

Considered one of the most progressive and talented baseball executives in the game today, Billy Beane has molded the Oakland Athletics into one of professional baseball's most consistent winners since taking over as General Manager following the 1997 season. Mr. Beane shattered traditional MLB beliefs that big payrolls equated wins by implementing a data analytics methodology that led the Oakland A's to six American League West Division Titles. That strategic methodology has come to be known as the "Moneyball" philosophy, named for the best-selling book and Oscar-nominated film chronicling Mr. Beane's journey from General Manager to hero to celebrated management genius. Mr. Beane is a two-time Major League Baseball Executive of the Year.

"I'm really excited to attend MicroStrategy World 2018 to discuss how the Moneyball philosophy can be applied to any organization. Analytics has the power to turn everyone, not just the data scientists, into data-driven decision makers," said Mr. Beane.

"MicroStrategy is thrilled to welcome Billy Beane to MicroStrategy World 2018, one of the year's most anticipated events for data analytics," said Mark Gambill, CMO, MicroStrategy Incorporated. "We serve a wide array of customers and strategic partners across industries and around the globe. Billy's amazing story, implementing a culture of analytics within the Oakland Athletics' organization, transcends sports and can help our attendees consider how they too can challenge the status quo and transform their big data into valuable insights to drive business success."

Register today to attend MicroStrategy World 2018, and join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #analytics18. Members of the press can RSVP to attend the conference here.

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