Astros GM Jeff Luhnow Explains How Data Analytics Helped Houston Win the World Series

As the keynote speaker at the first annual M&T Summit, M&T alum Jeff Luhnow shared 4 steps he took to build a World Series-winning team and the crucial role big data played. Nearly 200 people gathered at the Singh Center for Nanotechnology on March 24 to hear Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow, W’89, EAS’89, talk about how data analytics helped Houston win its first-ever World Series title in 2017. As keynote speaker, he kicked off the inaugural M&T Summit hosted by the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology, a dual-degree program that combines the business knowledge of The Wharton School with the technological know-how of Penn Engineering.