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Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Ask me anything: Developing a modern enterprise data strategy

John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), Julie Steele (Manifold)
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
AMA
Location: 1 C03

John Akred, Stephen O’Sullivan, and Julie Steele will field a wide range of detailed questions about developing a modern data strategy, architecting a data platform, and best practices for CDO and its evolving role. Even if you don’t have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking.

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John Akred

Silicon Valley Data Science

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John Akred is dedicated to helping organizations become more data driven. As CTO of Silicon Valley Data Science, John combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.

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Stephen O'Sullivan

Data Whisperers

A leading expert on big data architectures, Stephen O’Sullivan has 25 years of experience creating scalable, high-availability data and applications solutions. A veteran of Silicon Valley Data Science, @WalmartLabs, Sun, and Yahoo. Stephen is an independent adviser to enterprises on all things data..

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Julie Steele

Manifold

Julie Steele is Director of Marketing at Manifold, an artificial intelligence engineering services firm with offices in Boston and Silicon Valley. Julie was Director of Communications at Silicon Valley Data Science (SVDS), where she was instrumental in developing a strong sense of brand through content and design. Her experience on both sides of the content creation process began when she worked at O’Reilly Media, first as an Acquisitions Editor and then on the Strata conferences. Julie is author and coauthor of multiple books, published reports, and articles on data visualization and data science.