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

Chris Wake
Head of Business Operations, Spire Global, Inc.

Website | @cjwake

Chris Wake is the head of business operations for Spire, the satellite-powered data company. He joined Spire as its first non-founder in early 2013, and has worked on many areas of its development from initial customer identification to expansion abroad. Prior to joining Spire, Wake spent time working in venture capital, and assisted a selection of early stage technology companies in scaling. He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford, and his work has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Wired, among others.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 1 E18
Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media), Roger Chen (Computable), Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace), Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs), Eva Ho (Susa Ventures), Matthew Tamayo-Rios (Kryptnostic), Ann Johnson (Interana), Gary Marcus (Geometric Intelligence), Shivon Zilis (Bloomberg Beta), Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack), Peter Brodsky (HyperScience), Cack Wilhelm (Scale Venture Partners), Alex Rice (HackerOne), Chris Wake (Spire Global, Inc.), Harper Reed (Modest), Dennis Mortensen (x.ai), Rajiv Maheswaran (Second Spectrum), Jessica Stauth (Quantopian)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 14 ratings)
This is a day to learn about the data innovations that have the potential to blindside even the most careful organizations. Aimed at decision makers, the Innovation + Growth program focuses on how data-oriented startups, academics, and venture capitalists approach innovation and the potential to disrupt incumbent business models. Read more.
10:15am–10:30am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
I+G
Location: 1E 18
Chris Wake (Spire Global, Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Logistics within the next century will be defined by a massive increase in contextual data — from precise, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts, to door-to-door tracking across all oceans and remote territories of the planet. Read more.