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

Office Hour with Kurt Brown (Netflix)

Kurt Brown (Netflix)
11:30am–12:10pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A

Curious what Netflix is up to in regards to their data platform? Visit with Kurt to find out. He’ll talk about:

  • Big data infrastructure
  • His experience building a cohesive framework for easy platform interaction
  • Netflix’ architecture/approach and the benefits that they (and hopefully you can) achieve
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Kurt Brown


Kurt leads the Data Platform team at Netflix. His group architects and manages the technical infrastructure underpinning the company’s analytics. The Netflix data infrastructure includes various Big Data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, and Pig), Netflix open sourced applications and services (e.g. Lipstick and Genie), and traditional BI tools (e.g. Teradata and MicroStrategy).