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Keynotes

Hear from some of the brightest minds in big data, machine learning, and business strategy at Strata Data Conference. Keynote presentations take place Wednesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 7.

carme  artigas

carme artigas
Cofounder and Partner, Synergic Partners

Carme Artigas is the founder and CEO of Synergic Partners, a strategic and technological consulting firm specializing in big data and data science (acquired by Telefónica in 2015). She has more than 20 years of extensive expertise in the... Read More.

8:55am Thursday, December 7, 2017
The concept of smart cities has evolved from sensored urban centers to platform ecosystems that combine data with new technologies such as the IoT, the cloud, and AI. Carme Artigas explores the challenges and opportunities of evolving from smart cities to intelligent societies. Full Details
Amr Awadallah

Amr Awadallah
CTO, Cloudera

Amr Awadallah is the cofounder and CTO at Cloudera. Previously, Amr was an entrepreneur in residence at Accel Partners, served as vice president of product intelligence engineering at Yahoo, and ran one of the very first organizations to use... Read More.

9:10am Thursday, December 7, 2017
We are witnessing a new revolution in data—the age of decision automation. Amr Awadallah explains the historic importance of this next wave in automation and highlights the foundational capabilities required to enable it: machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud. Full Details
Joshua Bloom

Joshua Bloom
Vice President, Data and Analytics, GE Digital

Joshua Bloom is vice president of data and analytics at GE Digital, where he serves as the technology and research lead bringing machine learning applications to market within the GE ecosystem. Previously, Joshua was cofounder and CTO of Wise.io... Read More.

10:00am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
The ongoing digitization of the industrial-scale machines that power and enable human activity is itself a major global transformation. Joshua Bloom explains why the real revolution—in efficiencies and in improved and saved lives—will happen when machine learning automation and insights are properly coupled to the complex systems of industrial data. Full Details
Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll
Founder, 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... Read More.

8:50am Thursday, December 7, 2017
Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the second day of keynotes. Full Details
8:50am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the first day of keynotes. Full Details
Doug Cutting

Doug Cutting
Chief Architect, 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... Read More.

8:50am Thursday, December 7, 2017
Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the second day of keynotes. Full Details
8:50am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the first day of keynotes. Full Details
Cesar Delgado

Cesar Delgado
Siri Platform Architect, Apple

Cesar Delgado is the Siri platform architect at Apple. He has also worked on iTunes, iCloud, News, and Maps. Previously, Cesar worked at various startups around Silicon Valley. He has been involved in the Apache Hadoop community since 2008.

9:15am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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 Mick Hollison to discuss how Apple is using its big data stack and expertise to solve non-data problems. Full Details
Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz

Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz
Cofounder and CTO, Nexar

Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz is cofounder and CTO at Nexar, where he and his team are using large-scale machine learning and machine vision to capture and analyze millions of sensor and camera readings in order to make our roads safer. Previously,... Read More.

10:20am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Keynote by Bruno Fernandez-Ruiz Full Details
Pascale Fung

Pascale Fung
Professor in the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Pascale Fung is a professor in the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. She is an elected fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) for her... Read More.

10:20am Thursday, December 7, 2017
Keynote with Pascale Fung Full Details
Ajey Gore

Ajey Gore
Group CTO, GO-JEK

Ajey Gore is group CTO at GO-JEK, primarily focused on payments and organization-wide technology and team strategies, where he helps the company deliver a transport, logistics, lifestyle, and payments platform of 20 products. Ajey has 18 years of... Read More.

9:20am Thursday, December 7, 2017
Drawing on his experience at GO-JEK, Ajey Gore explains how the impossible can be made possible with technology and data insights. Full Details
Felipe Hoffa

Felipe Hoffa
Google Developer Advocate, Google

Felipe Hoffa is a developer advocate for big data at Google, where he inspires developers around the world to leverage the Google Cloud Platform tools to analyze and understand their data in ways they could never before. You can learn... Read More.

9:55am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Organizations waste hours to endless discussions, and people lose sleep to internet debates. Can big data change this? Google Cloud is here to help. Felipe Hoffa explains that solid data-based conclusions are possible when stakeholders have easy access to analyze all relevant data. Full Details
Mick Hollison

Mick Hollison
Chief Marketing Officer, Cloudera

Mick leads Cloudera’s worldwide marketing efforts, including advertising, brand, communications, demand, partner, solutions, and web. Mick has had a successful 25-year career in enterprise and cloud software. Previously, he was CMO at sales acceleration and machine learning company InsideSales.com,... Read More.

9:15am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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 Mick Hollison to discuss how Apple is using its big data stack and expertise to solve non-data problems. Full Details
Melanie  Johnston-Hollitt

Melanie Johnston-Hollitt
Director, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Victoria University of Wellington

Melanie Johnston-Hollitt is an internationally prominent radio astronomer, the director of astronomy and astrophysics at Victoria University of Wellington, and CEO of Peripety Scientific Ltd., an astrophysics and data analytics research company based in Wellington, New Zealand. Melanie serves... Read More.

9:00am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Keynote with Melanie Johnston-Hollitt Full Details
Tony Lee

Tony Lee
CISO, JD.com

Tony Lee is CISO of JD.com, China’s version of Amazon. Previously, Tony was the chief architect for cloud security at Baidu, the founder and CTO of AnQuanBao, a company that provides a SaaS based web site protection (acquired... Read More.

Steve Leonard

Steve Leonard
Founding CEO, SGInnovate

Steve Leonard is the founding CEO of SGInnovate, a private limited company wholly owned by the Singapore government. Capitalizing on the science and technology research for which Singapore has gained a global reputation, Steve’s team works with local and... Read More.

9:30am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Steve Leonard details how Singapore is bringing together ambitious and capable individuals and teams to imagine, start, build, and scale technology that can solve the world’s toughest challenges. Full Details
Ben Lorica

Ben Lorica
Chief Data Scientist, O'Reilly

Ben Lorica is the chief data scientist at O’Reilly. 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.... Read More.

9:45am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Machine learning models are becoming increasingly widely used and deployed. Ben Lorica explains how to guard against flaws and failures in your machine learning deployments. Full Details
8:50am Thursday, December 7, 2017
Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the second day of keynotes. Full Details
8:50am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Program chairs Ben Lorica, Doug Cutting, and Alistair Croll welcome you to the first day of keynotes. Full Details
Kira Radinsky

Kira Radinsky
Chief Scientist and Director of Data Science | Visiting Professor, eBay | Technion

Kira Radinsky is the chief scientist and director of data science at eBay, where she is building the next-generation predictive data mining, deep learning, and natural language processing solutions that will transform ecommerce. She also serves as a visiting professor... Read More.

10:00am Thursday, December 7, 2017
Kira Radinsky offers an overview of a system that jointly mines 10 years of nation-wide medical records of more than 1.5 million people and extracts medical knowledge from Wikipedia to provide guidance about drug repurposing—the process of applying known drugs in new ways to treat diseases. Full Details