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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & 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.

Sessions

13:3017:00 Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Spark & beyond
Location: Capital Suite 2/3
Level: Intermediate
Jeffrey Shmain (Cloudera), Jayant Shekhar (Sparkflows Inc.), Vartika Singh (Cloudera)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 4 ratings)
Vartika Singh, Jayant Shekhar, and Jeffrey Shmain walk you through various approaches using the machine-learning algorithms available in Spark Framework (and more) to understand and decipher meaningful patterns in real-world data. Read more.
16:3517:15 Thursday, 25 May 2017
Ask Me Anything
Location: Capital Suite 7
Vartika Singh (Cloudera), Jayant Shekhar (Sparkflows Inc.), Jeffrey Shmain (Cloudera)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Join Vartika Singh, Jayant Shekha, and Jeffrey Shmain to ask questions about their tutorial, Unraveling data with Spark using machine learning, or anything else Spark related. Read more.