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Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK
Jayant Shekhar

Jayant Shekhar
Founder and CEO, Sparkflows Inc.

Website | @jshekhar

Jayant Shekhar is the founder of Sparkflows Inc., which enables machine learning on large datasets using Spark ML and intelligent workflows. Jayant focuses on Spark, streaming, and machine learning and is a contributor to Spark. Previously, Jayant was a principal solutions architect at Cloudera working with companies both large and small in various verticals on big data use cases, architecture, algorithms, and deployments. Prior to Cloudera, Jayant worked at Yahoo, where he was instrumental in building out the large-scale content/listings platform using Hadoop and big data technologies. Jayant also worked at eBay, building out a new shopping platform, K2, using Nutch and Hadoop among others, as well as KLA-Tencor, building software for reticle inspection stations and defect analysis systems. Jayant holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from IIT Kharagpur and a master’s degree in computer engineering from San Jose State University.


9:00–12:30 Wednesday, 1/06/2016
Spark & beyond
Location: Capital Suite 12 Level: Intermediate
Jayant Shekhar (Sparkflows Inc.), Vartika Singh (Cloudera), Krishna Sankar (U.S.Bank)
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Jayant Shekhar, Vartika Singh, and Krishna Sankar explore techniques for building machine-learning apps using Spark ML as well as the principles of graph processing with Spark GraphX. Read more.