COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Orange County, California chapter of National Investor Relations Institute will host a presentation and discussion on Big Data and investor relations with David Levine, Global Head of Investor Relations Analytics at Nasdaq (NDAQ).

Big Data is impacting everything we do and investor relations is no exception. But what exactly is Big Data and how is it being used? And can it actually help us do our jobs – or is it more likely to be used against our best efforts? Come hear David discuss how Big Data is being used by both Wall Street and by listed companies, and the implications for those of us in investor relations. 

After the Big Data discussion, David will also be giving a sneak preview of Nasdaq's NextGen IR platform. 

When: January 8, 2015
Registration is at 3:30pm. Program is from 4:00-5:30pm

Where: The Capital Grille (The Wine Room)
Located at the South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Cost: $20 for Members and Non-Members

RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/big-data-and-ir-special-nasdaq-sponsored-event-tickets-14735338795

About NIRI:

Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization. The NIRI Orange County chapter is one of 35 chapters worldwide. Information about upcoming programs for the Orange County Chapter can be found on the chapter's website at http://www.nirioc.org.

About David Levine:

David Levine is a Head of Investor Relations Analytics at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions. He leads the Ownership Analytics team which supports corporate management's understanding of institutional investor and market activity. David also leads Nasdaq Corporate Services Thought Leadership efforts in this area, publishing reports on Nasdaq's MarketInsite page as well as interacting with the financial news community. David received a B.A. degree from Brandeis University and a M.A. degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the CFA Society as well as a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Jeanie D. Herbert
NIRI OC, Communications and Membership Chair

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