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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Andy Petrella

Andy Petrella
CEO, Kensu

Website | @noootsab

Andy Petrella is the CEO of Kensu, where he also gets his hands dirty in Adalog’s code. Andy is a mathematician turned distributed computing entrepreneur. Besides being a Scala/Spark trainer, Andy participated in many projects built using Spark, Cassandra, and other distributed technologies in various fields including geospatial analysis, the IoT, and automotive and smart cities projects. Andy is the creator of the Spark Notebook, the only reactive and fully Scala notebook for Apache Spark. In 2015, Andy cofounded Data Fellas with Xavier Tordoir around their product the Agile Data Science Toolkit, which facilitates the productization of data science projects and guarantees their maintainability and sustainability over time. Andy is also member of the program committee for the O‚ÄôReilly Strata, Scala eXchange, Data Science eXchange, and Devoxx events.


16:3517:15 Thursday, 25 May 2017
Enterprise adoption
Location: Capital Suite 15/16
Level: Non-technical
Andy Petrella (Kensu)
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Data science for enterprise use cases explodes the number of intermediate datasets. Thus, one of upcoming challenges is to find a way into these ever-growing data sources. Andy Petrella proposes a data-science-on-data-science approach, using behavioral data combined with static and runtime metadata of processes. Read more.