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Make Data Work
March 28–29, 2016: Training
March 29–31, 2016: Conference
San Jose, CA
John Akred

John Akred
CTO, Silicon Valley Data Science

Website | @BigDataAnalysis

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John Akred is dedicated to helping organizations become more data driven. As CTO of Silicon Valley Data Science, John combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.


9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 03/29/2016
Spark & Beyond

Location: LL21 C/D
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), Gary Dusbabek (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Average rating: ***..
(3.96, 49 ratings)
What are the essential components of a data platform? John Akred, Stephen O'Sullivan, and Gary Dusbabek explain how the various parts of the Hadoop, Spark, and big data ecosystems fit together in production to create a data platform supporting batch, interactive, and real-time analytical workloads. Read more.
4:20pm–5:00pm Thursday, 03/31/2016
Ask Me Anything

Location: 211 A-C
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Scott Kurth (Silicon Valley Data Science), Colette Glaeser (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
John Akred, Scott Kurth, and Colette Glaeser field a wide range of detailed questions about developing a modern enterprise data strategy. Even if you don’t have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking. Read more.