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Wednesday keynotes

Ben Lorica (O'Reilly Media), Doug Cutting (Cloudera), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
8:50am9:00am Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: 3E
Average rating: ****.
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Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the first day of keynotes.

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Ben Lorica

O'Reilly Media

Ben Lorica is the chief data scientist at O’Reilly Media. Ben has applied business intelligence, data mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis in a variety of settings, including direct marketing, consumer and market research, targeted advertising, text mining, and financial engineering. His background includes stints with an investment management company, internet startups, and financial services.

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Doug Cutting

Cloudera

Doug Cutting is the chief architect at Cloudera and the founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene, Nutch, Avro, and Hadoop. Doug joined Cloudera from Yahoo, where he was a key member of the team that built and deployed a production Hadoop storage-and-analysis cluster for mission-critical business analytics. Doug holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and sits on the board of the Apache Software Foundation.

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Alistair Croll

Solve For Interesting

Alistair Croll is an entrepreneur with a background in web performance, analytics, cloud computing, and business strategy. In 2001, he cofounded Coradiant (acquired by BMC in 2011) and has since helped launch Rednod, CloudOps, Bitcurrent, Year One Labs, and several other early-stage companies. He works with startups on business acceleration and advises a number of larger companies on innovation and technology. A sought-after public speaker on data-driven innovation and the impact of technology on society, Alistair has founded and run a variety of conferences, including Cloud Connect, Bitnorth, and the International Startup Festival, and is the chair of O’Reilly’s Strata Data Conference. He has written several books on technology and business, including the best-selling Lean Analytics. Alistair tries to mitigate his chronic ADD by writing about far too many things at Solve For Interesting.

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Kathy Yu | MARKETING DIRECTOR, EVENTS
09/26/2017 10:41am EDT

@ Chalcy
Yes you can watch it on the O’Reilly Facebook page

Chalcy Raja | IT SOLUTION ARCHITECT
09/26/2017 9:27am EDT

Is there a link to watch the keynotes online?

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Robert Cohen | SENIOR FELLOW
09/26/2017 8:17am EDT

Can you discuss whether software innovation with Open Source and other advances is resulting in shortening times to value faster than Moore’s Law?