Joe Hellerstein

Joe Hellerstein
Chancellor's Professor, UC Berkeley

Website | @joe_hellerstein

Joseph M. Hellerstein

is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley,
whose work focuses on data-centric systems and the way they drive computing.
He is an
ACM Fellow,


Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

and the recipient of two

ACM-SIGMOD “Test of Time”

awards for his research.
In 2010, Fortune Magazine included him in their list of 50

smartest people in technology
, and MIT’s
Technology Review magazine included his work on

Distributed Programming

on their 2010


list of the 10 technologies “most likely to change our world”.
Key ideas from his research have been incorporated into
commercial and open-source software from IBM, Oracle, and PostgreSQL.
He is a past director of Intel Research Berkeley, and has served on
the technical advisory boards of a number of technology companies including EMC, Swivel and SurveyMonkey.


Location: Mission City M
Brian Dolan (Discovix ), Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley)
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A discussion of Big Data approaches to analysis problems in marketing, forecasting, academia and enterprise computing. We focus on practices to enhance collaboration and employ rich statistical methods: a Magnetic, Agile and Deep (MAD) approach to analytics. While the approach is language-agnostic, we show that sophisticated statistics can be easily scaled in traditional environments like SQL. Read more.


  • Thomson Reuters
  • EMC Data Computing Division
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Microsoft
  • Gnip
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • IBM
  • Windows Azure MarketPlace DataMarket
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Aster Data
  • Cloudera
  • Clustrix
  • DataStax, Inc. (formerly Riptano, Inc.)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • LinkedIn
  • MarkLogic
  • Pentaho
  • Pervasive
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Splunk
  • Urban Mapping
  • Wolfram|Alpha
  • Esri
  • ParAccel
  • Tableau Software

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