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

Steven Totman
Big Data Subject Matter Expert, Cloudera

Website | @steventotman

Steven Totman is Cloudera’s big data subject-matter expert, helping companies monetize their big data assets using Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub. Steve works with over 180 customers worldwide and helps across verticals in architectures around data management tools, data models, and ethical data usage. Previously, Steve ran strategy for a mainframe-to-Hadoop company and drove product strategy at IBM for DataStage and Information Server after joining with the Ascential acquisition. He architected IBM’s Infosphere product suite and led the design and creation of governance and metadata products like Business Glossary and Metadata Workbench. Steve holds several patents in data integration and governance- and metadata-related designs. Although he is based in NYC, Steve is happiest onsite with customers wherever they may be in the world.


1:15pm1:55pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Data engineering, Machine Learning & Data Science
Location: 1A 06/07 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Architecture, Financial services
Steven Totman (Cloudera), Faraz Rasheed (TD Bank)
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Steven Totman and Faraz Rasheed offer an overview of Griffin, a high-level, easy-to-use framework built on top of Spark, which encapsulates the complexities of common model development tasks within four phases: data understanding, feature extraction, model development, and serving modeling results. Read more.
2:55pm3:35pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Business case studies, Strata Business Summit
Location: 1A 18 Level: Non-technical
Secondary topics:  Cloud, Financial services
Moderated by:
Steven Totman (Cloudera)
Siew Choo Soh (DBS Bank), Meena Ram (CIBC), David Leach (Qrious)
Big data and the cloud have spread around the world, and Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada are already seeing dramatic investments and returns. In a panel moderated by Steve Totman, senior executives from a variety of leading companies, including DBS, CIBC, and Qrious, share use cases, challenges, and how to be successful. Read more.