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Introducing a New Way to Interact with Insight

Stephanie McReynolds (ClearStory Data), Vaibhav Nivargi (ClearStory Data), Brian Zotter (ClearStory Data), Stephen McDaniel (Freakalytics)
Sponsored Rhinelander Center
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See how to access and analyze data from diverse sources to quickly respond to your business and market needs.

Users need to make fast business decisions based on what their internal private data and external data discovery reveals. They’re iterating and interacting with analyses more rapidly and speeding data-driven decisions across distributed business and analyst teams.

This session includes discussion and demonstration of ClearStory’s solution and showcases the power of a new data platform and application.

This session is sponsored by ClearStory Data

Stephanie McReynolds

ClearStory Data

Stephanie McReynolds is Vice President of Marketing at ClearStory Data, which helps businesses analyze and explore Big Data from public and private sources. Previously, Stephanie was Senior Director of Product & Technical Marketing at Teradata Aster, where she brought to market the Teradata Aster MapReduce Platform. Stephanie joined Teradata through the acquisition of Aster Data.

Stephanie has more than a decade of experience in product management and marketing for business intelligence, data warehouse and complex event processing products at organizations including, Oracle, PeopleSoft, and Business Objects.

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Vaibhav Nivargi

ClearStory Data

Vaibhav is an expert in query optimization, high performance data processing and distributed systems. He was one of the first engineers at Aster Data, developing key areas of the Aster MapReduce Platform. At NetApp, he contributed to patent-pending technology for the WAFL filesystem, significantly boosting boot times. His prior experience includes optimizing the Linux kernel for multi-core processors and distributed file systems. Vaibhav graduated from Stanford University with a Masters in Computer Science and a specialization in distributed systems and machine learning.

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Brian Zotter

ClearStory Data

Brian Zotter has 15+ years of engineering and product management experience building and delivering enterprise-class products. Most recently, Brian was Vice President of Engineering at Prior to Salesforce, Brian held senior engineering positions at EMC, BEA Systems and MobiTV. He is also a two-time founder and entrepreneur having founded Connectize and Boxcar Software (acquired by Documentum). With 8 patents in PaaS, SaaS and multiple other fields, he’s passionate about building and leading innovative, high-performance engineering teams.

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Stephen McDaniel


Stephen McDaniel is Chief Data Officer Advisor at Freakalytics, LLC. He advises Chief Data Officers and CIO’s on how to develop and implement successful strategies for all aspects of data utilization, from collection to integration to storage to effective analytics that lead to greater profits and happier customers. He has led and provided vision for data warehousing, business intelligence and advanced analytic teams at over two hundred companies including Loudcloud, Tableau Software, SAS Institute, Brio Technology and Netflix. Stephen is co-author of The Accidental Analyst, SAS for Dummies, Rapid Graphs with Tableau, and the Rapid Dashboards Reference Card.


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