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Encouraging You to Change the World with Big Data

David Parker (SAP)
Sponsored Grand Ballroom
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Big Data is impacting society in ways never possible before – enabling us all to gain insights that can transform the way we do business, work with others, and live our lives. SAP recognizes that this transformation needs grassroots support. This is why SAP hosts the Big Data Geek challenge and the SAP Startup Focus program. Learn how you can participate to gain recognition for your innovations. Join the Big Data Geek challenge from SAP by demonstrating how analyzing Big Data can improve business, health, science, the environment, people, and the world. Take advantage of Big Data solutions and tools from SAP to visualize new insights, and showcase your Big Data innovation for a chance to win $10,000 for yourself or $5,000 for charity in the social good category.

This keynote is sponsored by SAP

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David Parker


David is responsible for the solution packaging and pricing, definition and execution of the Big Data organization go-to-market strategy, education and enablement. David is a seasoned IT professional with over 28 years within the finance and banking industry, covering both business and technical areas.

David has also held several senior management positions in other industries including retail, telecommunications and academia, providing architectural solutions and consultative services for real-time analytics and data warehouse projects.

In early 2000, David joined Aleri as vice president of services to drive its Complex Event Processing (CEP) product into new markets in the UK, and subsequently moving to New York to help grow the company. David was responsible for customer adoption and success, the internal IT infrastructure and management of pre-sales and consulting services organizations. As part of the executive management team at Aleri, David helped lead the successful sale of Aleri to Sybase in February 2010.

Following the Aleri acquisition, David was appointed North American sales leader for Aleri products and global general manager for Sybase IQ until Sybase was acquired by SAP.


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