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

Naghman Waheed
Data Platforms Lead, Bayer Crop Science

Naghman Waheed leads the data platforms team at Bayer, where he is responsible for defining and establishing enterprise architecture and direction for data platforms. Naghman is an experienced IT professional with over 25 years of work devoted to the delivery of data solutions spanning numerous business functions, including supply chain, manufacturing, order to cash, finance, and procurement. Throughout his 20+year career at Bayer, Naghman has held a variety of positions in the data space, ranging from designing several scale data warehouses to defining a data strategy for the company and leading various data teams. His broad range of experience includes managing global IT data projects, establishing enterprise information architecture functions, defining enterprise architecture for SAP systems, and creating numerous information delivery solutions. Naghman holds a BA in computer science from Knox College, a BS in electrical engineering from Washington University, an MS in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois, and an MBA and a master’s degree in information management, both from Washington University.

Sessions

5:10pm5:50pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Big data and the Cloud
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Architecture, Cloud, Geospatial
Naghman Waheed (Bayer Crop Science), Martin Mendez-Costabel (Bayer Crop Science)
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Recently, the volume of data collected from farmers' fields via sensors, rovers, drones, in-cabin technologies, and other sources has forced Monsanto to rethink its geospatial processing capabilities. Naghman Waheed and Martin Mendez-Costabel explain how Monsanto built a scalable geospatial platform using cloud and open source technologies. Read more.