Lucian Lita

Lucian Lita
Founder & CEO, Yoyo Labs

Website | @datariver

Founder and CEO at YoyoLabs, building custom data platforms, services, and data products with a bias towards personalization and privacy. Previously director of data engineering at Intuit, leading data platform, a/b testing, personalization, and real time services across US and the EU. Founded Level Up Analytics, a data science consulting firm building custom data products. Built and ran the engineering and analytics / data science teams at BlueKai. Led data science efforts in information extraction and medical data search within Siemens Healthcare. Lucian holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon, where he focused on applied machine learning and natural language processing.


The Data Business
Location: Mission City M
Dylan Field (Brown University), Lucian Lita (Yoyo Labs), Jud Valeski (Gnip), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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To many people, Big Data means Open Data: social graphs, voting records, weather patterns, and more. But who owns data? Most of our laws were written for atoms, not bits; they're woefully out of date in an information age. When you share data, does it become more or less valuable? If someone adds to your data, is it still yours? This panel will tackle the gray area of data ownership. 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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