Ken Farmer

Ken Farmer
Data Architect, ProtectWise


Ken Farmer has twenty years of experience in delivering innovations through data logistics: the unglamorous part of data science involved in acquiring, standardizing, validating, transforming, integrating, and enabling the availability and access to vast amounts of data.

Ken is a senior data architect at IBM where he leads their security & compliance data warehouse. Prior to this role Ken consulted on search engines and data warehouses in the insurance, telecom, entertainment, and retail industries.


Location: Sutton South Level: Non-technical
Ken Farmer (ProtectWise)
While most of the focus in data science is on the rapid analysis of vast volumes of data, the hardest part of most solutions is the data acquisition, movement, transformation, and loading - the "data logistics". This presentation will describe the common challenges and solutions - including the best and worst practices that can be reused from Data Warehousing. Read more.


  • Aster Data
  • EMC Greenplum
  • GE
  • Lexis Nexis
  • MarkLogic
  • Tableau Software
  • Cloudera
  • DataStax
  • Informatica
  • DataSift
  • Splunk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Datameer
  • Impetus
  • Karmasphere
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Sybase
  • Xeround
  • Media-Science
  • Platfora

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