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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Sridhar Alla

Sridhar Alla
Director, Data Science and Engineering , Comcast


Sridhar Alla is director of data science and engineering at Comcast. A big data expert, over his career, Sridhar has helped companies large and small solve complex problems such as data warehousing, governance, security, real-time processing, high-frequency trading, and establishing large-scale data science practices. Previously, he was the chief technology officer at cybersecurity firm eIQNetworks and a storage software engineer at Network Appliance. Sridhar is a certified Agile DevOps practitioner and implementer. He is an avid presenter at conferences including Strata + Hadoop World and Spark Summit. Sridhar also provides onsite and online training for several technologies. He has several patents filed with the US PTO on large-scale computing and distributed systems. Sridhar holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from JNTU in Hyderabad, India. He lives with his wife in New Jersey.


4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Spark & Beyond
Location: 1 E20 / 1 E21 Level: Intermediate
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Sridhar Alla (Comcast), Jan Neumann (Comcast)
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