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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown
Director, Data Platform, Netflix

Kurt Brown leads the data platform team at Netflix, which architects and manages the technical infrastructure underpinning the company’s analytics, including various big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, and Presto, machine learning infrastructure for Netflix data scientists, and traditional BI tools including Tableau.


11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Secondary topics:  Data Platforms, Media, Marketing, Advertising
Kurt Brown (Netflix)
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The Netflix data platform is a massive-scale, cloud-only suite of tools and technologies. It includes big data tech (Spark and Flink), enabling services (federated metadata management), and machine learning support. But with power comes complexity. Kurt Brown explains how Netflix is working toward an easier, "self-service" data platform without sacrificing any enabling capabilities. Read more.