Presented By O’Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Jeff Fletcher

Jeff Fletcher
Sales Engineer, Cloudera


Jeff Fletcher is a systems engineer at Cloudera, where he helps customers build big data infrastructure. Jeff has been involved in internet technology all his professional life. Previously, he worked on the initial internet infrastructure team and managed aspects of the Johannesburg Beltel installation at Telkom; designed and implemented new internet products and services at Sprint (which became UUNET which became Verizon Business); founded Antfarm Networking Technologies, South Africa’s first streaming and webcasting company; and led the product development team at Internet Solutions (then IS). He does occasional consulting for corporate companies looking to move beyond pie charts. Jeff was shortlisted for an Information Is Beautiful award in 2015. He is the creator of, a blog dedicated to the art of data visualization. Jeff holds a degree in electrical engineering from Witwatersrand University.


12:0512:45 Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Data science and machine learning, Visualization and user experience
Location: Capital Suite 14 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Visualization, Design, and UX
Jeff Fletcher (Cloudera)
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As big data adoption grows, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, and machine learning technologies are increasingly being used to analyze ever-larger datasets, but we still have to keep telling stories about the data and making sure the message is clear. Jeff Fletcher details the tools and techniques that are relevant to data visualization practitioners working with large datasets and predictive models. Read more.