Sitting next to Billy Beane watching him watch Brad Pitt in Moneyball

You think that the guy who Brad Pitt played in the movie “Moneyball” would get tired of watching his movie star doppleganger. Billy Beane is keynoting the start to Internet Week, with its focus on “Big Data, Big Solutions.”  And obviously, with our degree’s emerging emphasis on data and storytelling, it’s a timely talk.  Yahoo! is using this event to launch its new “Genome” analytics platform.

Billy Beane watching Brad Pitt in “Moneyball” trailer

Yahoo!’s high profile role here at Internet Week, which must be just a bit awkward given that their CEO resigned yesterday due to his resume snafu (he doesn’t have a degree in computer science).