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

Jayant Shekhar
Founder and CEO, Sparkflows Inc.

Website | @jshekhar

Jayant Shekhar is the founder of Sparkflows Inc., which enables machine learning on large datasets using Spark ML and intelligent workflows. Jayant focuses on Spark, streaming, and machine learning and is a contributor to Spark. Previously, Jayant was a principal solutions architect at Cloudera working with companies both large and small in various verticals on big data use cases, architecture, algorithms, and deployments. Prior to Cloudera, Jayant worked at Yahoo, where he was instrumental in building out the large-scale content/listings platform using Hadoop and big data technologies. Jayant also worked at eBay, building out a new shopping platform, K2, using Nutch and Hadoop among others, as well as KLA-Tencor, building software for reticle inspection stations and defect analysis systems. Jayant holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from IIT Kharagpur and a master’s degree in computer engineering from San Jose State University.

Sessions

9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Spark & beyond
Location: 1 E 07/1 E 08 Level: Intermediate
Vartika Singh (Cloudera), Jayant Shekhar (Sparkflows Inc.)
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Vartika Singh and Jayant Shekhar walk you through techniques for building and tuning machine-learning apps using Spark MLlib and Spark ML Pipelines and graph processing with GraphX. Read more.