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Make Data Work
5–7 May, 2015 • London, UK
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 O’Reilly Strata, 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 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


11:45–12:25 Wednesday, 6/05/2015
Business & Industry
Location: Blenheim Room - Palace Suite
Edd Wilder-James (Google)
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(3.44, 16 ratings)
Creating value from data needs a new mindset. To fully exploit new big data tools and architectures, we need a new way of thinking: data as the raw material of growth. How do you share this understanding in your company, and how do you plan for success? Read more.
13:45–14:25 Wednesday, 6/05/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A
Edd Wilder-James (Google)
The founding program chair for Strata, Edd has been at the forefront of the data world for years. He’s happy to chat about various big data topics, such as the state of the big data market and tools, how viewing data as an asset changes the way you work, and how to implement a data strategy for your organization. Read more.