Big Data: It's Everywhere. And So Are We.

Phoenix
May 25, 2016

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Co-Presented By: MapR Cisco
Sponsored By: Attunity Splice Machine

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How We Built a Data Pipeline That Powers Billions of Transactions Every Day

In 2016, digital advertising will overtake TV in overall media spend, surpassing $66 billion in annual revenue...

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In Case of an Emergency, Break Glass! (Confessions of a Consultant On How to be a Hero)

With the acceptance of Big Data in the Enterprise, more projects are starting, and a high percentage of these projects end in failure...

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The Customer 360 Revolution

The customer may always be right, but what if they don’t know what they want? Measuring satisfaction, sentiment or churn using traditional methods with limited data often belie true customer intent...

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Agenda: May 25, 2016

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054

FULL SCHEDULE
8:00am - 9:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am Introductions & Welcome
9:15am - 10:00am The Customer 360 Revolution Joe Blue, Data Scientist, MapR
10:00am - 10:45am Beyond Hadoop – The Next Generation Data Platform Ron Graham, Consulting Systems Engineer for Big Data Analytics, Cisco
10:45am - 11:15am How We Built a Data Pipeline That Powers Billions of Transactions Every Day Manny Puentes, CTO, Altitude Digital
11:15am - 11:45am Morning Break & Book Signing
11:45am - 12:15pm In Case of an Emergency, Break Glass! (Confessions of a Consultant On How to be a Hero) Michael Segel, President & CEO, Segel & Associates
12:15pm - 12:45pm How to "Spark" Your Organization into High Gear Balaji Mohanam, Product Manager, MapR
12:4pm - 1:15pm How to Use Design Thinking to Jumpstart Your Big Data Projects Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer
1:15pm - 2:15pm Networking Lunch

Featured Speakers

Michael Segel

President & CEO, Segel & Associates Michael is the President and CEO of Segel & Associates and works with clients to assist with their strategy and implementation of Hadoop. He has been working primarily in the Big Data Space since 2009 and founded the Chicago Hadoop User Group (CHUG). Having been described as someone who has a face for Radio, Michael tries to stay behind the scenes but sometimes gets prodded into speaking at meetups and has done Hadoop/HBase training for customers. Michael received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the College of Engineering at Ohio State University.

Manny Puentes

CTO, Altitude Digital Manny Puentes is an experienced executive leader in the digital advertising and software industries. As the CTO of Altitude Digital, Manny has driven the strategy and vision behind the industry’s first premium programmatic platform, designed to bring more efficiency, simplicity, and control to both buyers and publishers through innovative and intuitive software and tools. Manny is also currently the Product and Technology advisor for influencer marketing company TapInfluence.

Joe Blue

Data Scientist, MapR In his role as Data Scientist at MapR, Joe assists customers in solving their big data problems, making efficient use of the Hadoop ecosystem to generate tangible results. Recent projects include debit card fraud & breach detection, lead generation from social data, customer matching through record linkage, lookalike modeling using browser history and real-time product recommendations.

Prior to MapR, Joe was the Chief Scientist for Optum (a division of UnitedHealth) and the principal innovator in analytics for healthcare. As a Sr. Fellow with OptumLabs, he applied machine learning concepts to healthcare issues such as disease prediction from co-morbidities, estimation of PMPY (member cost), physician scoring and treatment pathways. As a leader in the Payment Integrity business, he built anomaly detection engines responsible for saving $100M annually in claim overpayments.

Big Data Everywhere

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054