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Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore

Democratizing big data: Riding the curve from descriptive to prescriptive intelligence

Tushar Shanbhag (Adatao, Inc)
11:00am–11:40am Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 331 Level: Non-technical
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Prerequisite Knowledge

This is for the general business audience. Anyone can attend this talk.


Data scientists are a scarce resource. Yet we are told the modern data-driven business needs to embrace data science. To resolve this paradox, we need tools that leverage the data scientist, empower the business user, and democratize access to machine learning. In this talk, I will explore the possibilities of doing so through a combination of:

  1. Natural user interfaces
  2. Collaborative workflows
  3. Accessible machine learning
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Tushar Shanbhag

Adatao, Inc

Tushar Shanbhag is the Vice President of Products at Adatao, the leader in Enterprise Big Apps. Previously, he led the flagship Director and Navigator products at Cloudera. He spent many years at VMWare. Prior to that, he managed VCloud of VMWare and was a senior manager for Microsoft Windows Azure. Tushar holds an MBA from Columbia University, an MS in Computer Science from Iowa State University and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Mumbai, earning First Class with Distinction.