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Make Data Work
29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK
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How a LiveData strategy breaks down barriers to overcome data gravity (sponsored by WANdisco)

Joel Horwitz (WANdisco)
14:0514:45 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Location: Capital Suite 4

What you'll learn

  • Learn best practices for becoming a LiveData company


Companies that understand how to overcome data gravity with a LiveData strategy stand to benefit the most from innovations in data and analytics. Others will continue to invest in legacy systems and data silos that fail to take advantage of distributed computing and the rapid pace of data product innovation on the cloud.

Joel Horwitz shares best practices WANdisco clients have taken to evolve their data architecture to become a LiveData company.

This session is sponsored by WanDisco.

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Joel Horwitz


Joel Horwitz is senior vice president of marketing at WANdisco. Joel is an experienced high-tech marketing professional with a diverse background in research and development, product strategy, and corporate development. Previously, he was the global vice president of strategic partnerships and offerings for IBM’s Digital Business Group and led the formation of IBM’s data science and machine learning product portfolio through strategic marketing and partner ecosystem development. He also delivered accretive growth at various data and analytics startups, including AVG Technologies, Datameer, Alpine Data Labs, and, through the introduction of platform partnerships, self-service offerings, and digital marketing. He has launched 18 new products generating $1+ billion in revenue with 50+ partnerships and acquisitions and 1M+ developers, bridging corporate initiatives with startup innovation to capture market opportunity.