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

Jesse Anderson
Managing Director, Big Data Institute

Website | @jessetanderson

Jesse Anderson is a data engineer, creative engineer, and managing director of the Big Data Institute. Jesse trains employees on big data—including cutting-edge technology like Apache Kafka, Apache Hadoop, and Apache Spark. He’s taught thousands of students at companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies the skills to become data engineers. He’s widely regarded as an expert in the field and recognized for his novel teaching practices. Jesse is published by O’Reilly and Pragmatic Programmers and has been covered in such prestigious media outlets as the Wall Street Journal, CNN, BBC, NPR, Engadget, and Wired. You can learn more about Jesse at


9:00am - 5:00pm Monday, March 25 & Tuesday, March 26
Jesse Anderson (Big Data Institute)
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Jesse Anderson leads a deep dive into Apache Kafka. You'll learn how Kafka works and how to create real-time systems with it. You'll also discover how to create consumers and publishers in Kafka and how to use Kafka Streams, Kafka Connect, and KSQL as you explore the Kafka ecosystem. Read more.
2:40pm3:20pm Thursday, March 28, 2019
Culture and organization
Location: 2007
Jesse Anderson (Big Data Institute), Thomas Goolsby (USAA)
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(3.67, 6 ratings)
What happens when you have a data science organization but no data engineering organization? Jesse Anderson and Thomas Goolsby explain what happened at USAA without data engineering, how they fixed it, and the results since. Read more.