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Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown
Director, Data Platform, Netflix

Kurt leads the Data Platform team at Netflix. His group architects and manages the technical infrastructure that enables Netflix’s data-centric decision making. The Netflix data platform includes both traditional BI tools (e.g. Teradata and MicroStrategy) and various Big Data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, and Pig).


Data in Action
Ballroom CD
Kurt Brown (Netflix)
Average rating: ****.
(4.78, 18 ratings)
Netflix is a data-driven company. While "data-driven" is often no more than a lofty buzzword, we'll discuss how we make it a reality. We'll dive into the technologies we use and the philosophies underpinning how we get things done. We'll cover our "cloud native" data infrastructure, our use and contributions to open source software, and our open and enabling data environment. Read more.
Office Hour
Table A
Kurt Brown (Netflix)
If Kurt’s talk about Netflix’s unconventional approach to development has given you some great ideas on how to get the most out of your data, stop by to talk with him about anything data-platform related. Drill into topics such as using Hadoop in the cloud, low latency querying on big data, or crafting a developer-friendly data platform. Read more.