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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Journey to consolidation

Mike Olson (Cloudera), Cesar Delgado (Apple)
9:00am9:15am Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 3E
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)

Twenty years ago, a company implored us to “think different” about personal computers. Today, Apple continues to live and breathe that legacy. It’s evident in the machine learning and analytics architectures that power many of the company’s most innovative applications. Cesar Delgado joins Mike Olson to discuss how Apple is using its big data stack and expertise to solve non-data problems.

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Mike Olson


Mike Olson cofounded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013, when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer. As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment, and direct engagement with customers. Previously, Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine, and he spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for embedded technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies, and Informix Software. Mike holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Cesar Delgado


Cesar Delgado is the Siri platform architect at Apple. He has also worked on iTunes, iCloud, News, and Maps. Previously, Cesar worked at various startups around Silicon Valley. He has been involved in the Apache Hadoop community since 2008.