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Ben Werther

Ben Werther
Founder and Executive Chairman, Platfora

Website | @bwerther

Ben Werther is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Platfora. Ben launched Platfora, and was the founding CEO for four years, with the goal of transforming how ‘citizen data scientists’ in every company make sense and drive action through direct and effortless use of big data. Before founding Platfora, Ben was vice president of products for DataStax, where he shaped the company’s enterprise and Hadoop strategy, and was also head of products at Greenplum through its acquisition by EMC. Ben has a B.S. in Computer Science from Monash University (Australia) and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.


Sponsored Grand Ballroom
Ben Werther (Platfora)
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(2.56, 9 ratings)
During the session attendees will learn how Big Data Analytics is the difference between fact-based enterprises and those focused on the shallow BI beauty contest. Read more.
Hadoop in Action Sutton Center - Sutton South
Barry Livingston (Riot Games), Ben Werther (Platfora)
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(4.56, 9 ratings)
Riot Games has built the most played video game in the world - League of Legends - and they need to constantly monitor, develop, and update their games to keep players engaged. Learn about different data architecture approaches more about the Riot Games’ “Data Collection Pipeline” that provides insights into what’s needed to continuously improve the gamers experience. Read more.


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