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Solutions Showcase Theater

Solutions Showcase Theater

The Solutions Showcase Theater on the Strata + Hadoop World Expo floor will feature 60 lightning talks from the leading vendors in the Big Data space. These 10 minute rapid-fire sessions feature Strata sponsors presenting use cases about real-world companies and how they solve big data's thorniest problems. The Solutions Showcase Theater is open to all registered attendees and we will be giving away a free O'Reilly book every hour! See guidelines.

Wednesday, February 18
Solutions Showcase Theater Hours: 5:15pm-6:30pm

Time Company Name Presenter Session Title
5:15pm-5:25pm MapR Jim Scott, Director, Enterprise Strategy & Architecture The Briefcase Cluster - Enabling Big Data Everywhere
5:35pm-5:45pm Cisco Rohit Shrivastava, Senior Director & GM, Analytics Business Unit Why Event Analytics Matter
5:50pm-6:00pm Capgemini Steffin Harris, North American Head of Big Data & Analytics Cracking the Data Conundrum
6:05pm-6:15pm Red Hat Irshad Raihan, Big Data Product Marketing Smart Data for Smarter Utilities
6:20pm-6:30pm Saama Ivan Chen, Manager Data Strategy and Science Team; Phil Hodsdon, VP and GM The Value of Churn Analytics at Cisco

Thursday, February 19
Solutions Showcase Theater Hours: 10:45am-6:55pm

Time Company Name Presenter Session Title
10:45am-10:55am Collibra Felix Van de Maele, CEO Big Data Governance
11:00am-11:10am Salesforce Umair Rauf, Senior Solution Architect, Analytics Cloud Early Warnings for Customer Churn at a Leading Cloud Technology Firm!
11:15am-11:25am Datasift Jason Rose, SVP Marketing Harnessing Big social data to deliver Human Data Intelligence
11:30am-11:40am Rapid Miner Zoltan Prekopcsak, Vice President of Big Data Answering the Questions of Tomorrow with the Analytics of Today
11:45am-11:55am BMC Valerie Fowler, SR. SW Consultant Operationalizing Hadoop – Are You Ready?
12:00pm-12:10pm SAS Brian Garrett, Principal Solutions Architect Multimedia Giant Turns Big Data into Real-Time Customer Insights
12:15pm-12:25pm Trifacta Sean Ma, Director, Product Management Data Wrangling in the Wild
12:30pm-12:40pm Impetus Anand Venugopal, Sr. Director, Business Development StreamAnalytix-Developing Enterprise Class, Real-time Streaming Applications on Apache Storm
12:45pm-12:55pm EMC Ryan Peterson, Chief Solutions Strategist Gaining Value From Data Where It's Born
1:00pm-1:10pm Waterline Data Science Oliver Claude, CMO Build a foundation for self-service data prep, analytics, and governance
1:15pm-1:25pm Talend Ashley Stirrup, CMO Connecting the Big-Data Driven Enterprise in Online Retail
1:30pm-1:40pm BlueData Nanda Vijaydev, Director of Solution Mgmt. Leading Telecommunications Company Uses BlueData to Spin Up Local, On Demand Hadoop and Spark Clusters to Enable Agile Deployment of Big Data Tools and Technologies
1:45pm-1:55pm Tamr Alan Wagner, Field Engineer Taming Data Variety: Intelligent Solutions Using Machine Learning and Expert Crowdsourcing
2:00pm-2:10pm Wandisco Alex Newman, HBase Architect & Team Lead Everything You Need To Know About HBase in 10 Minutes or Less
2:15pm-2:25pm Pentaho Chuck Yarbrough, Director, Big Data product Marketing The emergence of the Data Refinery
2:30pm-2:40pm Intel Laurent Isenegger, Engineering Manager; Parviz Peiravi, Principal Architect Big Data Cluster Planning and Optimization Using Wolf Island Simulation Technology
2:45pm-2:55pm RedPoint Global George Corugedo, CTO Waking Analysts from their Nightmare
3:00pm-3:10pm IBM Rola Shaar, Hadoop Product Manager Prosthetic implant surgery - Where big data means big savings
3:15pm-3:25pm WebAction Steve Wilkes, CTO Top 10 Challenges in Delivering High Velocity Big Data Analytics
3:30pm-3:40pm Teradata Manan Goel, Director, Senior Director, Big Data Marketing Close the Skills Gap and Deliver Rapid Business Value with Big Data Apps
3:45pm-3:55pm HP Sunil Venkayala, Product Manager Distributed R - scaling the R language for even bigger data
4:00pm-4:10pm DataRPM Rohit Shrivastava, Sr Director and GM - Cisco Analytics Business Units; Sundeep Sanghavi, Co-Founder and CEO; Dale Bender, Sr. Product Manager - Smart Analytics Platform Smart Machine Insights meets IoE--A Cisco and DataRPM Case Study
4:15pm-4:25pm InfoObjects Rishi Yadav, CEO/President Transforming Big Data Landscape with Apache Spark
5:30pm-5:40pm Snowflake Computing Jon Bock, VP of Products and Marketing Data Warehousing in the Cloud
5:45pm-5:55pm Dell Rami Lokas, Director of Research - Omneo Proactive Product Intelligence for Electronics
6:00pm-6:10pm Cloudera - CounterTack Michael A. Davis, CTO - CounterTack Massive-Scale Security Incident Response Leveraging a Hadoop Architecture
6:15pm-6:25pm Dataguise Jeremy Stieglitz, VP Product Management Don’t be a Hadoop Breach Headline - Discovery and Sensitive Data in Hadoop
6:30pm-6:40pm Pivotal Srivatsan Ramanujam, Principal Data Scientist; John Cardente, Distinguished Engineer, Lead Data Scientist Big Data vs. Climate Change
6:45pm-6:55pm ITC Infotech USA Aditya Agrawal, Head, Advance Technology Practice, Z-Labs ZEAS – Enabling anyone to create Hadoop Enterprise applications fast using a GUI

Friday, February 20
Solutions Showcase Theater Hours: 10:15am-3:55pm

Time Company Name Presenter Session Title
10:15am-10:25am Salford Systems Dan Steinberg, CEO Power Tools for Big Data Analytics
10:30am-10:40am StackVelocity Kirk Lewis, Sr. Solutions Engineer; Frank Rego, SUSE Business Development Manager Big Data on OpenStack
10:45am-10:55am Actian Christy Maver, Global Director, Product Marketing Fighting ATM Fraud in Real Time with Hadoop Analytics
11:00am-11:10am Oracle Robert Greene, Senior Principal Product Manager Scale Big Data cost down, while scaling performance out. An NTT mobile personalization retrospective, re-thinking the Big Data solution stack.
11:15am-11:25am Dato Rajat Arya, Sr. Product Manager Dato enables Large-Scale Deduplication at Zillow using GraphLab Create
11:30am-11:40am Attunity Kevin Petrie, Senior Director To Catch a Thief with Big Data
11:45am-11:55am SnapLogic Greg Benson, Chief Scientist Jump into the Data Lake with Hadoop-Scale Data Integration
12:00pm-12:10pm Trace3 Joe Rossi, Big Data Architect Predicting The Future To Improve Customer Satisfaction
12:15pm-12:25pm FICO Andy Flint, Sr. Director, Product Management The Practical, Profitable Magic of Prescriptive Analytics
12:30pm-12:40pm Alpine Data Labs, Inc. Gary Cottrell, Director of Strategic Solutions, Xactly Changing the Culture Around Data: Empowering More People with Analytics
12:45pm-12:55pm UNIFi Software - Havas Media Group Sean Keenan, Co-Founder and VP Product How Havas Media Found New Revenue Streams with UNIFi Software
1:00pm-1:10pm Aerospike Peter Corless , Marketing Manager What Enterprises Can Learn From Real-Time Bidding
1:15pm-1:25pm Trillium Ed Wrazen, Vice President Product Management, Big Data Big Data and the Data Quality Imperative
1:30pm-1:40pm Basho Tom Sigler, Solution Architect Tapjoy Scales and Saves Costs with Riak
1:45pm-1:55pm Datameer Matt Schumpert, Director of Product Management Smart Execution: How to Optimize Performance by Intelligently Leveraging Multiple Hadoop Analytics Engines
2:00pm-2:10pm Continuum Analytics Andy Terrel, Chief Science Officer; Peter Wang, Co-Founder Anaconda Cluster
2:15pm-2:25pm SeaMicro Gregory McPhee, Senior Sales Engineer Jagex Game Studio Case Study
2:30pm-2:40pm Progress Software Sumit Sarkar, Principal Systems Engineer Supercharge Sqoop with magical JDBC drivers
2:45pm-2:55pm TIBCO Ben Conners, Worldwide Head of Alliances Big Data Analytics: Diverse Use Cases, Diverse Architectures
3:00pm-3:10pm SequoiaDB Tao Wang, Co-founder and CTO Accelerate your data with SequoiaDB
3:30pm-3:40pm NetApp Iyer Venkatesan, Solutions Marketing Manager Building reliable Hadoop clusters with two copies


One random prize drawing will be conducted hourly. Only one entry permitted per person for each hourly drawing. Prizes may not be substituted or redeemed for cash. Odds of random selection depend on number of hourly entries. Recipients must claim their prize by close of business on February 20, 2015. Failure to redeem prize prior to conclusion of Strata + Hadoop World may result in forfeiture of the prize.

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