About Us

Synapse Events is dedicated to building conferences that focus on specific applications of big data and analytics. Every sector and function in the economy now depends on data. The use of Big Data will become the basis of competition and growth, enhancing productivity and creating significant value for the world economy by reducing waste and increasing the quality of products and services.

Synapse Events has been founded to bring communities of experts together to share ideas, insights, and new methods for leveraging the use of big data and analytics to improve every aspect of our lives.

Gary Mueller

Gary Mueller was chairman, International of Eagle Capital from 2010 to 2012. He also served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School in 2010 and 2011. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Mueller was CEO of Institutional Investor, a premier media company covering the financial services industry. Institutional Investor has over 30 publications, 10 institutes and numerous conferences, events and websites. Its titles include Institutional Investor, Absolute Return, Total Securitization, Bondweek, and Global Money Management. In 1994, Mr. Mueller founded ISI Emerging Markets (www.securities.com), one of the most comprehensive and widely used on-line financial and business information services for the emerging markets. From 1994 until 2002 he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and then as Chairman until 2010. Mr. Mueller was also Chairman of Information Management Network (www.imn.org), a premier conference company serving the financial services industry. Mr. Mueller is a graduate of Harvard College (1988) and Harvard Business School (1994) and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1988.

William SellBill Sell is Managing Partner of Advisor Communications LLC, a Boston-area based event development agency that teamed up with Gary Mueller in early 2019. Bill’s background includes technology events and publishing. Events include COMDEX Fall in Las Vegas, CeBIT America, VON:Voice on the Net and ONUG. Corporate events include programs for Sun Microsystems, NEXT Computer and BAE Systems. Non-technology programs include co-developer of the Electric Bike Expo, an experiential test track for bike brands; EQUITANA USA; the original business plan for World Equine Expo for the Tryon International Equestrian Center; the Gluten Free College Food Service Conference; Boston Overstock & Remainder Show; MetroFest, an entertainment and food truck festival; and staffing management of FAN Expo/Boston Comic Con. Bill has led event development teams at Fidelity Capital Corp’s Seaport World Trade Center Boston and at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. Bill is a graduate of Northeastern University (1982) and the Boston University Questrom Graduate School of Business (1986).