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September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Mike Wendt

Mike Wendt
Manager, Applied Solutions Engineering, NVIDIA

@mike_wendt

Mike Wendt is an Engineering Manager in the AI Infrastructure group at NVIDIA. His research work has focused on leveraging GPUs for big data analytics, data visualizations, and stream processing. Prior to joining NVIDIA, Mike led engineering work on big data technologies like Hadoop, Datastax Cassandra, Storm, Spark, and others. In addition, Mike has focused on developing new ways of visualizing data and the scalable architectures to support them. Mike holds a BS in computer engineering from the University of Maryland.

Sessions

1:10pm–1:50pm Thursday, 09/13/2018
Location: 1A 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Financial Services
Joshua Patterson (NVIDIA), Mike Wendt (NVIDIA)
GPUs have allowed financial firms to run complex simulations, train myriads of models, and data mine at unparalleled speeds. Today, the bottleneck has moved completely to ETL. With the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GoAi), we’re accelerating ETL and keeping the entire workflow on GPUs. We’ll discuss real-world examples, benchmarks, and how we’re accelerating our largest FS customers. Read more.