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Convergence Bay Area

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521 Charcot Ave

San Jose, CA 95131

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Big data comes with big myths. Convergence, a full-day seminar, focuses on busting through those myths and getting to the truth so you can make informed decisions. Learn from executives, practitioners, myth busters, and technical experts how to solve real-world problems by harnessing disruptions in data, artificial intelligence, cloud, containers, and edge technologies.


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Use cases, artificial intelligence, data analytics, edge analytics, analytics in cloud, hybrid and multi cloud, containers, microservices, data and cyber security, intelligent applications, global event systems, Hadoop and friends, IoT transformation






AGENDA

8:00a-9:00a | Breakfast/ Registration

9:00a-9:10a || Intro to the Day

9:10a-9:35a || Three Problems, Three Myths, Three Realities || Anil Gadre, EVP and Chief Product Officer, MapR

9:35a-10:00a || Customer Break-through Presentation

10:00a-10:20a | Break

10:20a-10:45a || Customer Break-through Presentation

10:45a-11:15a || Featured Keynote Speaker

11:15a-11:40a || Platinum Session

11:40a-12:00p || Discussion Round

11:40a-12:40p | Lunch

12:40p-1:20p || Myth Busting Demo Presentation

1:20p-1:40p || Gold Session

1:40p-2:05p || Technical Advocate Presentation

2:05p-2:25p | Break

2:25p-2:50p || Putting it into Action: A Slightly More Technical Look at Speeding Time to Value || Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications, MapR

2:50p-3:20p || Silver Sessions

3:20p-3:50p || Expert Panel || Anil Gadre, EVP and Chief Product Officer, MapR | Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications, MapR

3:50p-5:20p | Meet the Experts Happy Hour


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Featured Speakers




Anil Gadre, Executive Vice President, Chief Product Officer at MapR Technologies

Anil Gadre is the EVP of Product Management at MapR. Prior to MapR, Anil was the EVP of Product Management at Silver Spring Networks, responsible for product strategy, planning and marketing of networking and software products focused on the Smart Grid for the energy industry. Before that, Anil was with Sun Microsystems, a Fortune 200 technology leader, serving as EVP of The Application Platform Software organization and had previously been the Chief Marketing Officer leading global branding, demand creation and an extensive developer ecosystem program. At Sun Microsystems his experience covered diverse product lines ranging from networked desktop and enterprise servers systems to market leading software products such as the Solaris Operating system, Java, MySQL database and various middleware products. He has a BSEE from Stanford University, and an MM degree from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

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Jack Norris, Senior Vice President Data & Applications at MapR Technologies

Jack drives understanding and adoption of new applications enables by data convergence. With over 20 years of enterprise software marketing experience, he has demonstrated success from defining new markets for small companies. Jack’s broad experience includes launching and establishing analytic, virtualization, and storage companies and leading marketing and business development for an early-stage cloud storage software provider. Jack has also held senior executive roles with EMC, Rainfinity (now EMC), Brio Technology, SQRIBE, and Brain and Company. Jack earned an MBA from UCLA Anderson and a BA in Economics and honors and distinction from Stanford University.

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Featured Sessions


Title: Three Problems, Three Myths, Three Realities

Speaker: Anil Gadre, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, MapR

Description: This session explores the hottest problems customers are struggling to sort out given the advent of many new breakthrough technological tools. It also addresses conventional wisdom and myths and highlights the reality around three hot issues with best practice guidance and recommendations for each.




Title: Putting it into Action: A Slightly More Technical Look at Speeding Time to Value

Speaker: Jack Norris, Senior Vice President Data & Applications at MapR Technologies

Myth: Only big teams with lots of funding have the advantage of using all this new tech.

Description: This session provides a deeper look at how to put ideas into action and discusses selecting the right first use cases; architectural, design, and implementation best practices; and driving successful change for the big data journey.




Title: Expert Panel

Panelists: Jack Norris, Anil Gadre, Keynote Speaker, Customer presenter

Description: Turn ideas from the day into your own practical course of action. This panel of experts applies the insights from the day’s sessions to real-world challenges by engaging the audience in a spirited discussion.







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