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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Sean Kandel

Sean Kandel
CTO, Trifacta

Sean Kandel is the founder and chief technical officer at Trifacta. Sean holds a PhD from Stanford University, where his research focused on new interactive tools for data transformation and discovery, such as Data Wrangler. Prior to Stanford, Sean worked as a data analyst at Citadel Investment Group.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Data science & advanced analytics
Location: 230 C Level: Intermediate
Sean Kandel (Trifacta), Karthik Sethuraman (Trifacta)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
It's well known that data analysts spend 80% of their time preparing data and only 20% analyzing it. In order to change that ratio, organizations must build tools specifically designed for working with ad hoc (semistructured) data. Sean Kandel and Karthik Sethuraman explore a new technique leveraging machine learning to discover and profile the inherent structure in ad hoc datasets. Read more.
4:20pm5:00pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Visualization & user experience
Location: 212 A-B Level: Intermediate
Sean Kandel (Trifacta), Wei Zheng (Trifacta)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Sean Kandel and Wei Zheng offer an overview of an entirely new approach to visualizing metadata and data lineage, demonstrating automated methods for detecting, visualizing, and interacting with potential anomalies in reporting pipelines. Join in to learn what’s required to efficiently apply these techniques to large-scale data. Read more.