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

John Akred
CTO, Silicon Valley Data Science

Website | @BigDataAnalysis

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.

Sessions

9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Spark & beyond
Location: Hall 1C Level: Intermediate
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), Mauricio Vacas (Silicon Valley Data Science)
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What are the essential components of a data platform? John Akred, Mauricio Vacas, and Stephen O'Sullivan explain how the various parts of the Hadoop, Spark, and big data ecosystems fit together in production to create a data platform supporting batch, interactive, and real-time analytical workloads. Read more.
4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 09/29/2016
AMA
Location: 1 C03
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), Julie Steele (Manifold)
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. Read more.