About Us


MinneAnalytics is a nonprofit organization serving the data science and emerging technology community in Minnesota, the Upper Midwest, and beyond by providing accessible, authentic, and engaging events. We facilitate the sharing of knowledge and ideas among analytics professionals across business, technology, and decision science through our industry-specific conferences and educational events.

It is free to join MinneAnalytics and our events are free to attend thanks to the support of our sponsors. Join now


Our community has grown to include more than 17,000 members. This well-educated and well-placed mix includes professionals with job titles ranging from CEO to quantitative analyst, from Fortune 500 companies like United Health Group, Medtronic and Target Corporation to up-and-comers like SPS Commerce, LeadPages and Optimine.

For a list of unique job titles and organizations of our members, check out this Google document.


Recognizing the importance of education to the future of the data science community, MinneAnalytics continues to expand support for scholarships and education initiatives. Through partnerships with universities, nonprofits and businesses, we help to provide experiential learning opportunities to hundreds of students each year with events such as the MinneMUDAC student data science challenge.

Investments in scholarships have increased annually, allowing us to support a greater number of students. Learn more

“There are some big data meetups in the standard conference centers… Las Vegas, San Francisco, New York… But this is unheard of for a local meetup group. I don’t know of another one like it in the country.”

David Fowler, Founder,CHART.IO,
San Francisco