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Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore

The Next Generation of Analytics

Mike Olson (Cloudera)
8:55am–9:10am Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Location: Summit 1-2
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Hadoop has come a long way from monolithic storage and batch processing; today the ecosystem is diverse and flexible and is emerging as the foundation of next-generation analytic applications. Join Mike Olson, Cloudera’s Chief Strategy Officer, as he discusses new innovations across the ecosystem and gives a vision for Hadoop as an architectural must have for analytics transformation.

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Mike Olson


Mike Olson cofounded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013, when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer. As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment, and direct engagement with customers. Previously, Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine, and he spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for embedded technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies, and Informix Software. Mike holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.