Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK

About Strata + Hadoop World

Why You Should Attend | Experience Strata + HW | Kudos | Who You'll Meet | Program Committee

The best minds in data will gather in London on 31 May-3 June 2016 for Strata + Hadoop World to learn, connect, and explore the complex issues and exciting opportunities brought to business by big data, data science, and pervasive computing.

O’Reilly and Cloudera have recently partnered to bring Hadoop World to all Strata Conferences worldwide. Doug Cutting, Cloudera's Chief Architect and founder of Apache Hadoop, joins Roger Magoulas and Alistair Croll as chairs of Strata + Hadoop World to help shape the content.

The future belongs to those who understand how to collect and use their data successfully. And that future happens at Strata + Hadoop World.

Why You Should Attend

Strata + Hadoop World is where big data's most influential business decision makers, strategists, architects, developers, and analysts gather to shape the future of their businesses and technologies. If you want to tap into the opportunity that big data presents, you want to be there.

At Strata + Hadoop World, you'll:

  • Be among the first to understand how you can leverage the promise of this huge change, and survive the resulting disruption
  • Find new ways to leverage your data assets across industries and disciplines
  • Learn how to take big data from science project to real business application
  • Discover training, hiring, and career opportunities for data professionals
  • Meet-face-to face with other innovators and thought leaders

Experience Strata + Hadoop World

Strata + Hadoop World delivers the nuts-and-bolts foundation for building a data-driven business—the latest on the skills, tools, and technologies you need to make data work—alongside forward-looking insights and ahead-of-the-curve thinking.

At Strata + Hadoop World, you'll find:

  • Inspiring keynotes and practical, information-rich sessions, tutorials, and training courses exploring the latest advances, case studies, and best practices
  • A sponsor pavilion with key players and latest technologies
  • A vibrant "hallway track" for attendees, speakers, journalists, and vendors to debate and discuss important issues
  • Plenty of events and opportunities to meet other business leaders, data professionals, designers, and developers

Kudos for Strata + Hadoop World

What previous conference attendees have said:

“In a crowded market place of "Big Data" conferences, Strata + Hadoop World has firmly established itself as the place where you go to meet people who think and do data science.”

“One of the most valuable events to advance my career.”

“Everyone in big data is there”

“A must for anyone who wants a peek into the future of Big Data."

“There was a palpable sense of excitement in the air. Obviously most of the attendees were already ‘data’ aficionados, but it's clear that ‘data’ in various forms is on the radar for governments, large corporations, and the developer communities.”

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Who You'll Meet

Strata + Hadoop World attracts the best minds in business and data: data analysts, data scientists, developers, and other professionals who work with data, including:

  • Business intelligence managers and analysts
  • Business managers, strategists, and decision makers
  • CIOs, CTOs, enterprise architects
  • Data-driven designers, journalists, and anthropologists
  • Data engineers
  • Data scientists
  • Designers
  • Developers and database professionals
  • Innovators and entrepreneurs
  • Product managers
  • Researchers and academics
  • VCs and investors
  • VPs or directors of marketing, analytics, or data warehousing

Program Chairs

Alistair Croll Alistair Croll
is an entrepreneur with a background in web performance, analytics, cloud computing, and business strategy. In 2001, he co-founded Coradiant (acquired by BMC in 2011) and has since helped launch Rednod, CloudOps, Bitcurrent, Year One Labs, and several other early-stage companies. He works with startups on business acceleration, and advises a number of larger companies on innovation and technology.

A sought-after public speaker on data-driven innovation and the impact of technology on society, Alistair has founded and run a variety of conferences, including Cloud Connect, Bitnorth, and the International Startup Festival. He’s the chair for Strata Data conference. He has written several books on technology and business, including the best-selling Lean Analytics.

Alistair tries to mitigate chronic ADD by writing about far too many things at Solve For Interesting.

Doug Cutting
(@cutting) is the founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene, Nutch, Avro, and Hadoop. Doug joined Cloudera in 2009 from Yahoo!, where he was a key member of the team that built and deployed a production Hadoop storage and analysis cluster for mission-critical business analytics. Doug holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation.​

Roger Magoulas
is the research director at O'Reilly Media and chair of Strata Data conferences. Roger and his team build the analysis infrastructure, and provide analytic services and insights on technology adoption trends to business decision-makers at O'Reilly and beyond. We find what excites key innovators and use those insights to gather and analyze faint signals from various sources to make sense of what others may adopt and why.​

Program Development Director

Ben Lorica
is the chief data scientist at O'Reilly Media, Inc. He has applied business intelligence, data mining, machine learning and statistical analysis in a variety of settings including direct marketing, consumer and market research, targeted advertising, text mining, and financial engineering. His background includes stints with an investment management company, internet startups, and financial services.

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