Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

How the IoT and machine learning keep America truckin'

Mike Olson (Cloudera), Terry Kline (Navistar)
9:25am9:35am Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: 3E
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)

Data is powering the largest trucks on America’s interstates, the buses that take our children to school, and the military vehicles that help protect our country. Terry Kline and Mike Olson look at how machine learning and predictive analytics keep more than 300,000+ connected vehicles rolling.

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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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Terry Kline


Terry Kline is senior vice president and chief information officer at Navistar, where he is responsible for all information and technology requirements globally, leading Navistar’s connected vehicle strategy, including OnCommand Connection (OCC) and over-the-air programming, and growing adoption of OCC. Terry holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Toledo and an MBA from Indiana University. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Association of Computing Machinery.