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

Ask me anything: Running data science in the enterprise and architecting data platforms

John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Silicon Valley Data Science), Heather Nelson (Silicon Valley Data Science)
2:55pm3:35pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: 1E 14

John Akred, Stephen O’Sullivan, and Heather Nelson field a wide range of detailed questions on topics such as managing data science in the enterprise, architecting a data platform, and creating a modern enterprise data strategy. Even if you don’t have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking.

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John Akred

Silicon Valley Data Science

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John Akred is dedicated to helping organizations become more data driven. As CTO of Silicon Valley Data Science, John combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.

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Stephen O'Sullivan

Silicon Valley Data Science

A leading expert on big data architecture and Hadoop, Stephen O’Sullivan has 20 years of experience creating scalable, high-availability data and applications solutions. A veteran of @WalmartLabs, Sun, and Yahoo, Stephen leads data architecture and infrastructure at Silicon Valley Data Science.

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Heather Nelson

Silicon Valley Data Science

Heather Nelson is a senior solution architect at Silicon Valley Data Science, where she draws from her diverse background in business and technology consulting to find the best solutions for her clients’ toughest data problems. A problem solver by nature, Heather is passionate about helping organizations leverage data to drive competitive advantage.