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Summit: The Big Data Disruption
When: Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Microsoft NERD, Cambridge
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Join us as we take a deep dive into the future outlook of big data and how it is going to impact the tech industry down the road.
Keynote: Deepak Advani, Vice President, Business Analytics, Products and Solutions, IBM
With his breadth of experience in data analytics, Deepak will share his vision for the future of Big Data. He will provide insights into where he sees the most movement and advances as data continues to grow and shapes how business is conducted.
Session 1 – Crossing the Big Data Chasm
Moderated by: Mike Stonebraker, Professor, MIT
Christopher Ahlberg, Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder, Recorded Future
Fritz Knabe, Distinguished Engineer, Netezza
Mark Watkins, GM of Entertainment Content, Telenav
This session will explore the hype versus reality of Big Data. Discussion will include the transformational opportunity it represents for the technology industry and offer a true perspective on why One Size Doesn’t Fit All. Panelists will discuss the different tools and approaches for a variety of outcomes.
Session 2 – From Hype to Reality
Moderated by: Andy Palmer, Startup Specialist
Puneet Batra, Chief Data Scientist, Kyruus
Alan Hoffman, Founder & President, Cloudant
George Radford, Field CTO, EMC Greenplum
Bill Simmons, CTO, DataXu
This panel session will take a deep dive into the challenges, successes, failures and lessons learned of the early adopters of big data initiatives. The panelists will give insight using their own case studies as evidence of what has and has not worked.
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Payment is non-refundable. Credit toward another MassTLC event will be issued if cancellation is 5 days prior to the event