Abstract: Keyence is a name that isn’t exactly household. For more than 45 years it have operated as one of the most important companies, that no one has ever heard of. As a company, Keyence manufactures sensors, which are the devices used by everything to collect data. Be it a barcode reader to a pressure sensor, a ultrasound to a beam of light. These are the devices that generate the massive amounts of data that are driving our economy. But for years Keyence has confound the investment world on how it has seen such staggering growth, has release hit product after product, and manage to reach a market cap per employee to rival the hottest startups.
The secret to this companies success? Every single decision, from the largest to the small is driven by data analytics. Information and data guided business practices mold and shape every detail from who is hired, to what products are launched, all the way down to the smallest detail.
But using that much data can be time consuming, or at minimum requires an army of data scientists and analysts to churn through the data and help make decisions. Or so people thought.
Join Keyence as they unlock the secrets that have led them to being the 6th largest firm on the Tokyo stock exchange, be ranked on Forbes “Most innovative Companies” list every year since inception, and maintain a market cap per employee that would rival the hottest startups. It’s a journey of data, and business decisions. Meeting in the middle to make real change happen.
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Sr. Data Scientist | Keyence Corp. of America