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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Kevin Perko

Kevin Perko
Team Lead, Scribd

Kevin Perko is the Data Team Lead at Scribd, the leading subscription reading service. He focuses on evaluating search engine performance, building data pipelines, and democratizing access to data through various initiatives including Reddit-style AMAs, emails, and individual outreach. With nearly a decade of analytics experience, Kevin has worked for a multitude of Bay Area startups including Eventbrite, GREE, and He has a background in Finance from Santa Clara University and has volunteered with The University of Cape Town to teach computer skills in the townships of South Africa.


2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Production Ready Hadoop
Location: 3D 05/08 Level: Intermediate
Siwei Zhu (Scribd), Kevin Perko (Scribd)
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With the explosion of big data open source technologies, companies can now build a powerful data warehouse. But as they reach scale, they’ll find that patching together numerous projects requires building their own tools to manage the data pipeline. In this presentation we will talk about the tools you’ll likely need to build in-house to make your data infrastructure manageable. Read more.