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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
John Akred

John Akred
CTO, Silicon Valley Data Science

Website | @BigDataAnalysis

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John Akred is dedicated to helping organizations become more data driven. As CTO of Silicon Valley Data Science, John combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Spark & Beyond
Location: 3D 03/10 Level: Intermediate
Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Gary Dusbabek (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Average rating: ***..
(3.38, 24 ratings)
What are the essential components of a data platform? This tutorial will explain how the various parts of the Hadoop and big data ecosystem fit together in production to create a data platform supporting batch, interactive, and real-time analytical workloads. Read more.
2:55pm–3:35pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Ask Me Anything
Location: 3D 05/08 Level: Intermediate
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Julie Steele (Manifold), Scott Kurth (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Join the team behind the tutorial “Developing a modern enterprise data strategy," as they field a wide range of detailed questions. Even if you don’t have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking. Read more.