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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA

How Big Data Transforms the Way Telcos Operate and Do Business

Bing Xiao (Huawei)
1:30pm–2:10pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Spark in Action
Location: 230 C
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Facing the challenges of industry value chain shift and maturing market, mobile operators need to dig into a wealth of untapped data assets to cost-effectively create new business values and make the best use of existing IT infrastructure. In this talk, we’ll walk through a recent implementation at one of world’s top 5 mobile operators (a company with 300 million subscribers). The big data platform

- directly affected day-to-day operations from customer experience management to effective campaigns, by leveraging new capabilities of data management and predictive analytics
- optimized network investments and operations by incorporating new insightful data cutting across the layers and adopting data-driven analytics
- was an end-to-end verticalized platform, based on Hadoop and Spark platform and best-of-breed industry solution, to enable near-real time analysis on hundreds of terabytes of data

The speaker will also outline Huawei’s contributions to the Spark and Hadoop development communities.

Bing Xiao


As Senior Director of Product Management and Strategy at US R&D Center of Huawei, Bing oversees new product R&D, open-source initiatives, and leads a global growing team to drive vertical big data-centric solutions. Prior to his role at Huawei, he’s responsible for vertical industry product development at Siebel Systems and Oracle across customer experience management, data hub, eCommerce, real-time decision and analytics. He has a Masters in Engineering from Tsinghua University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.