Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore
Edd Wilder-James

Edd Wilder-James
Open Source Strategist, TensorFlow, Google

Website | @edd

Edd Dumbill is a technology analyst, writer, and entrepreneur based in California. He’s helping drive businesses with data as VP Strategy for Silicon Valley Data Science.

Edd was the founding program chair for the O’Reilly Strata conferences, and chaired the Open Source Convention for six years. He was the founding editor of the journal Big Data.

A startup veteran, Edd was the founder and creator of the Expectnation conference management system, and a co-founder of the Pharmalicensing.com online intellectual property exchange.

An advocate and contributor to open source software, Edd has contributed to various projects such as Debian and GNOME, and created the DOAP Vocabulary for describing software projects.

Edd has written four books including O’Reilly’s Learning Rails. He writes regularly on Google+ and on his blog at eddology.com.

Sessions

1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 12/01/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 331
Edd Wilder-James (Google), John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Average rating: ***..
(3.61, 23 ratings)
Big data and data science have great potential for accelerating business, but how do you reconcile the opportunity with the sea of possible technologies? Conventional data strategy has little to guide us, focusing more on governance than on creating new value. In this tutorial, we explain how to create a modern data strategy that powers data-driven business. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 331 Level: Non-technical
Edd Wilder-James (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)
Big data and data science have great potential for accelerating business, but how do you reconcile the opportunity with the sea of possible technologies? Conventional data strategy has little to guide us, focusing more on governance than on creating new value. In this talk, we explain the how to create a modern data strategy that powers data-driven business. Read more.
3:10pm–3:50pm Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Office Hours
Location: Table A (Office Hours)
Edd Wilder-James (Google), John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science)