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Ron Bodkin

Ron Bodkin
Technical Director, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Google

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Ron founded Think Big to help companies realize measurable value from Big Data. Previously, Ron was VP Engineering at Quantcast where he led the data science and engineer teams that pioneered the use of Hadoop and NoSQL for batch and real-time decision making. Prior to that, Ron was Founder of New Aspects, which provided enterprise consulting for Aspect-oriented programming. Ron was also Co-Founder and CTO of B2B applications provider C-Bridge, which he led to a staff of 900 service consultants and a successful IPO. Ron graduated with honors from McGill University with a B.S. in Math and Computer Science. Ron also earned his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from MIT, leaving his PhD program after presenting the idea for C-bridge and placing in the finals of the 50k Entrepreneurship Award.


Ron Bodkin (Google)
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Products of all kinds now include embedded software and sensors and are connected to the Internet. Their vendors can innovate with new analytic offerings, improve customer experience and improve service. This session looks at the business models emerging across industries, important data sets and emerging standards, the role of Big Data technologies, impediments to adoption and future directions Read more.
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Ron Bodkin (Google)
* Essential things to consider when building a big data architecture * Brainstorming datasets with the Big Data Doctor * What's the right first project for your company? * How to get executive sponsors * How to let the business benefit from Hadoop data * How to analyze customer data in Hadoop Read more.


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