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

The new frontier: Marsh’s data voyage into the public cloud (sponsored by Impetus)

2:40pm3:20pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Location: 2003
Average rating: ****.
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What you'll learn

  • Learn how and why Marsh moved into the public cloud


While most companies understand the value of moving to some form of cloud, whether private, hybrid, or public, there’s still a lot of apprehension about moving “all in” into the public cloud. Most of the concerns revolve around data security and breaches. While the risks are real, the public cloud also offers numerous solutions to mitigate the risks.

Stephen Dantu shares insurance broker Marsh’s pioneering journey into the public cloud and explains why this move was necessary to unleash new opportunities and future-proof the company.

This session is sponsored by Impetus.

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Stephen Dantu


Stephen Dantu is the head of big data capabilities at Marsh, where he leads the strategy, roadmap, and delivery of Marsh’s big data ecosystem to power next-gen data, analytics, and self-service capabilities across the company. He’s also an analytics evangelist, empowering the organization with a variety of self-service utilities and promoting the cause of democratizing data. Stephen is a seasoned, hands-on data and analytics leader with passion and expertise in unleashing the power of data through robust data platforms and cutting-edge analytics. Previously, he led internal analytics at Mastercard, where he was responsible for driving the strategy and execution of the company’s internal analytics BI platforms and providing consultative analytics support on strategic initiatives. He conceived and led the creation of the Centralized Analytics Hub to democratize big data by delivering fast, curated analytics coupled with best-in-class visualization.