Francine Bennett

Francine Bennett
CEO and Cofounder, Mastodon C

Website | @fhr

Francine Bennett is a data scientist, and is the CEO and cofounder of Mastodon C. Mastodon C are agile big data specialists, who offer the open source Hadoop-powered technology and the technical and analytical skills which help organisations to realise the potential of their data.
Before founding Mastodon C, she spent a number of years working on big data analysis for search engines, helping them to turn lots of data into even more money. She enjoys good coffee, running, sleeping as much as possible, and exploring large datasets.

Sessions

Data-Driven Business
Location: 118-119.
Francine Bennett (Mastodon C)
Average rating: ***..
(3.12, 8 ratings)
Exploiting big data and analytics through the whole organization is now business as usual for retail and online businesses. But cities and buildings also create a whole lot of data. The way that our places and spaces operate and are managed affects millions of lives. And intelligent use of data in cities and buildings isn’t yet routine. Why not? This talk explores what’s happening right now in... Read more.
Location: 211-212
Francine Bennett (Mastodon C)
Average rating: ***..
(3.30, 23 ratings)
Exploiting big data and analytics through the whole organisation is now business as usual for retail and online businesses. But cities and buildings also create a whole lot of data, which could change lives for better or for worse. This talk explores what’s happening right now in big data and analytics for cities and buildings, where it might head, and what we might want from it all. Read more.
Government/Open Data
Location: 212
Francine Bennett (Mastodon C), Duncan Ross (TES Global)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
The data philanthropy movement is growing in Europe. DataKind is actively working to expand it's presence, and DataKind UK is now in it's second year, running successful events and projects. This is the story of the last two events - highlighting how charities have joined the data revolution. Read more.