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

Jayant Shekhar
Founder and CEO, Sparkflows Inc.

Website | @jshekhar

Jayant Shekhar is the founder of Sparkflows Inc., which enables machine learning on large datasets using Spark ML and intelligent workflows. Jayant focuses on Spark, streaming, and machine learning and is a contributor to Spark. Previously, Jayant was a principal solutions architect at Cloudera working with companies both large and small in various verticals on big data use cases, architecture, algorithms, and deployments. Prior to Cloudera, Jayant worked at Yahoo, where he was instrumental in building out the large-scale content/listings platform using Hadoop and big data technologies. Jayant also worked at eBay, building out a new shopping platform, K2, using Nutch and Hadoop among others, as well as KLA-Tencor, building software for reticle inspection stations and defect analysis systems. Jayant holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from IIT Kharagpur and a master’s degree in computer engineering from San Jose State University.

Sessions

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

Location: 210 A/E
Jayant Shekhar (Sparkflows Inc.), Amandeep Khurana (Cloudera), Krishna Sankar (U.S.Bank), Vartika Singh (Cloudera)
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Jayant Shekhar, Amandeep Khurana, Krishna Sankar, and Vartika Singh guide participants through techniques for building machine-learning apps using Spark MLlib and Spark ML and demonstrate the principles of graph processing with Spark GraphX. Read more.