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

Effectively using data for innovation

Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
1:30pm–2:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
I+G
Location: 1E 18
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)

To innovate through data requires changing both technology and cultural processes. This talk uses the lens of data analytics to explore how companies can use data effectively, and how to identify opportunities to move beyond KPIs to use data as a resource for identifying new product and growth opportunities.

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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.