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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Sean Kandel

Sean Kandel
CTO, Trifacta

Sean is Trifacta’s Chief Technical Officer. He completed his Ph.D. at Stanford University, where his research focused on user interfaces for database systems. At Stanford, Sean led development of new tools for data transformation and discovery, such as Data Wrangler. He previously worked as a data analyst at Citadel Investment Group.

Sessions

11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Hadoop & Beyond
Location: 1 E20/1 E21
Joe Hellerstein (UC Berkeley), Sean Kandel (Trifacta)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 12 ratings)
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.