Start Innovating! Crowdsourcing and Big Data

Max Yankelvich (Crowd Computing Systems, Inc.)
Sponsored Session, Ballroom H
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The founder and CEO of CrowdControl Software, Max Yankelevich is going to explore new ways to solve big data problems involving crowdsourcing.
He will define crowdsourcing and the common barriers to applying it to Big Data. Everyone knows managing the crowd can be a nightmare given the complexity involved and the quality issues that arise. Many companies focus on the quantity of data when often times it’s the quality that really matters. Through years of research at MIT and in collaboration with Amazon Mechanical Turk, Yankelevich has created an artificial intelligence application that maximizes the quality of crowdsourced work at scale.
He will cover specifc company use cases for collecting, controlling, correcting and enriching data. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, this new methodology is transforming data driven businesses. Its applications range from human sentiment analysis to keeping business listings up to date.

This session is sponsored by CrowdControl Software

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Max Yankelvich

Crowd Computing Systems, Inc.

Max Yankelevich is a serial entrepreneur, having started and exited several successful companies. Max is the Founder/CEO of CrowdControl Software – a company that combines Artificial Intelligence and Crowdsourcing to build high-value datasets.

Yankelevich is an expert on applying crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence to building, processing, and managing data. Yankelevich has changed the perception of crowdsourcing for many decision makers and his expertise has led the industry to latch on to the next version – accessible, scalable and accountable crowdsourcing.

Yankelevich is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s computer science program; he has more than 15 years of experience in large scale cloud computing and start-up technology companies. He has provided architectural guidance to Fortune 500 companies, such as JP Morgan Chase, Credit Suisse, AIG, Deutsche Bank, ADP and Amerada Hess.


  • EMC
  • Microsoft
  • HPCC Systems™ from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
  • MarkLogic
  • Shared Learning Collaborative
  • Cloudera
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Pentaho
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Teradata Aster
  • VMware
  • IBM
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • 1010data
  • 10gen
  • Acxiom
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Calpont
  • Cisco
  • Couchbase
  • Cray
  • Datameer
  • DataSift
  • DataStax
  • Esri
  • Facebook
  • Feedzai
  • Hadapt
  • Hortonworks
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • Lucid Imagination
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Scaleout Software
  • Skytree, Inc.
  • Splunk
  • Tableau Software
  • Talend

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