Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Please log in

Strata Data Awards

10:00am6:50pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Location: Expo Hall

The Strata Data Awards recognize the most innovative startups, leaders, and data science projects from Strata sponsors and exhibitors around the world. Curated by a team of industry experts and selected by the attendees of the world’s largest data conference series, the Strata Data Award is given to the most disruptive startup, the most innovative industry technology, the most impactful data science project, and the most notable open source contribution.

Voting process

Voting for the Strata Data Awards will take place in the Expo Hall, starting Tuesday night, March 26, 5:00pm–7:00pm, and running all day Wednesday, March 27, 11:00am–7:00pm.

Each finalist will have a sign at their booth specifying the general voting rules and their own individual text-to-vote code.

Attendees simply text the unique code of the finalists they choose to 22333.

After voting ceases at 7:00pm on Wednesday, the results will be tallied, and the winners will be announced onstage during Thursday keynotes.


Data Impact
A project or initiative that uses data science and analytics to have a widespread, positive impact on society

  • Civis Analytics
    Civis Analytics worked with the City of Houston to build a new model for more accurately calculating storm damage.
  • Neo4j
    The German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) worked with Neo4j to combine research data sources from genetics, epigenetics, and metabolic pathways with data from clinical studies to improve how they fight diabetes.
  • SAS
    Dignity Health collected data about sepsis infections at its 36 hospitals and created a rules engine that could monitor and alert when factors that could indicate a sepsis infection were met. SAS is proud our technologies are leveraged in what can be a life-saving process.

Disruptive Startup
A new, private company less than four years old, with fewer than 100 employees and under $50M in raised capital

  • Determined AI
    Determined AI empowers machine learning developers to produce quality models in less time using state-of-the-art optimization technologies.
  • Auger.AI
    Auger.AI’s Automated Machine Learning solution makes it easy to increase prediction accuracy without painstaking model selection and configuration.
  • Okera
    Okera helps enterprises do more with their data without compromising on governance, compliance, or security.

Innovative Product
A product or service less than two years old launched by a company of any size or age

  • automates the end-to-end data engineering process for the creation and ongoing management of big data pipelines from source to consumption.
  • Sigma Computing
    Sigma Computing provides live, interactive access to a company’s cloud data warehouse through a familiar spreadsheet-like interface, turning business experts into data analysts without writing a single line of code.
  • Alteryx
    Alteryx Visualytics provides real-time, interactive visualizations, enabling any data worker in an organization to easily visualize and understand their data throughout the entire analytics workflow.

Open Source
An open source project, tool, or contribution that significantly advances the state of data science

Strata Data AwardsStrata Data AwardsStrata Data Awards