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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Joe Hellerstein

Joe Hellerstein
Chancellor's Professor, UC Berkeley

Website | @joe_hellerstein

Joe is Trifacta’s Chief Executive Officer and a Professor of Computer Science at Berkeley. His career in research and industry has focused on data-centric systems and the way they drive computing. In 2010, Fortune Magazine included him in their list of 50 smartest people in technology, and MIT Technology Review magazine included his Bloom language for cloud computing on their TR10 list of the 10 technologies “most likely to change our world”.


11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Hadoop & Beyond
Location: 1 E20/1 E21
Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley), Sean Kandel (Trifacta)
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Data transformation — traditionally the domain of IT specialists — is emerging as a critical, widespread problem in data analytics. In this session we discuss the advantages of using a domain-specific language for data transformation tasks. We illustrate these issues with Wrangle, a DSL designed for interactive data transformation. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Office Hour
Location: Table B
Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley)
Stop by have a quick brainstorm with Joe about data transformation, agile data analysis, and the state of the big data management ecosystem. Read more.