Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

Innovating through data

Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
9:05am–10:10am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: Hall B
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Using data effectively involves changes in both technology processes and cultural processes. This talk explores the intersection between technology and people through the lens of data analytics, and how companies are able to identify growth opportunities by using their data effectively.

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Hilary Mason

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Hilary Mason is vice president of research at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs and data scientist in residence at Accel Partners. Previously, Hilary was chief scientist at Bitly. She cohosts DataGotham, a conference for New York’s homegrown data community, and cofounded HackNY, a nonprofit that helps engineering students find opportunities in New York’s creative technical economy. She’s on the board of the Anita Borg Institute and an advisor to several companies, including SparkFun Electronics, Wildcard, and Wonder. Hilary served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Technology Advisory Board and is a member of Brooklyn hacker collective NYC Resistor.