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Edd Dumbill

Silicon Valley Data Science
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Edd Dumbill is a technology analyst, writer, and entrepreneur based in California. He’s helping drive businesses with data as VP Strategy for Silicon Valley Data Science.

Edd was the founding program chair for the O’Reilly Strata conferences, and chaired the Open Source Convention for six years. He was the founding editor of the journal Big Data.

A startup veteran, Edd was the founder and creator of the Expectnation conference management system, and a co-founder of the Pharmalicensing.com online intellectual property exchange.

An advocate and contributor to open source software, Edd has contributed to various projects such as Debian and GNOME, and created the DOAP Vocabulary for describing software projects.

Edd has written four books including O’Reilly’s Learning Rails. He writes regularly on Google+ and on his blog at eddology.com.

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Recent comments

posted over 5 years ago:
Second to none comment
posted over 5 years ago:
Second comment
posted over 6 years ago:
A comment on Mark's session
posted over 6 years ago:
@Gina, the star in the upper-right isn't rating, it's "add to personal schedule". We've ordered a replacement graphic for this from MDG. Before we had ratings, it made sense for it to be a star.
posted over 6 years ago:
I'm amused at the rapid sprouting of adjectives.

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