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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Ron Bodkin

Ron Bodkin
Technical Director, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Google

Website | @ronbodkin

Ron Bodkin is technical director for applied artificial intelligence at Google, where he helps Global Fortune 500 enterprises unlock strategic value with AI, acts as executive sponsor for Google product and engineering teams to deliver value from AI solutions, and leads strategic initiatives working with customers and partners. Previously, Ron was vice president and general manager of artificial intelligence at Teradata; the founding CEO of Think Big Analytics (acquired by Teradata in 2014), which provides end-to-end support for enterprise big data, including data science, data engineering, advisory and managed services, and frameworks such as Kylo for enterprise data lakes; vice president of 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; founder of enterprise consulting firm New Aspects; and cofounder and CTO of B2B applications provider C-Bridge. Ron holds a BS in math and computer science with honors from McGill University and a master’s degree in computer science from MIT.


11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Location: 1 E16/ 1 E17
Altan Khendup @madmongol (Teradata Corporation), Ron Bodkin (Google)
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Developing Big Data applications for real-world business processes can be complex: method of processing, variety of systems, # of data sources. Large web companies have implemented a generic, scalable, fault-tolerant data processing architecture: LAMDA. We’ll explore this evolving architecture, design principles, layers/components, & use cases/lessons learned from real-world implementations. Read more.