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

Mike Olson
CSO and Chairman, Cloudera

Website | @mikeolson

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.


9:00am9:15am Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 3E
Mike Olson (Cloudera), Cesar Delgado (Apple)
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. Read more.
9:25am9:35am Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: 3E
Mike Olson (Cloudera), Terry Kline (Navistar)
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. Read more.
1:15pm1:55pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Mike Olson (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Mike Olson shares examples of real-world machine learning applications, explores a variety of challenges in putting these capabilities into production—the speed with with technology is moving, cloud versus in-data-center consumption, security and regulatory compliance, and skills and agility in getting data and answers into the right hands—and outlines proven ways to meet them. Read more.