Office Hour with J.C. Herz

J. C. Herz (Ion Channel Inc.)
Office Hour, Exhibit Hall (Office Hours A)
  • Visual analytics: How to go from eye candy to actual decision support
  • Corporate fear factor: Dealing with the business/management obstacles to analytics
  • In-house vs. outsourcing: How to think about build vs. buy for big data
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J. C. Herz

Ion Channel Inc.

J.C. Herz is co-founder of Ion Channel, a data and micro-services platform that automates situational awareness and enables risk-management of the software supply chain. She has 15 years of analytics experience in healthcare and national security. JC was a White House Special Consultant to the Pentagon’s CIO office and co-authored DoD’s Open Technology Development roadmap. A published author, she has contributed to Wired Magazine from 1993 to the present.


  • 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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