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Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Vishal Bamba

Vishal Bamba
Vice President - Strategy & Architecture, Transamerica

Website | @vishalbamba

Vishal is currently Chief Architect at Transamerica’s Life & Protection division where he leads an Architecture team focusing on innovation initiatives within the enterprise. He has over 15 years of experience in distributed systems, having lead many innovation projects. He has consulted and worked for several companies including Disney, Getty, Northrop, AIG/SunAmerica. He has a MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.


11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Hadoop in Action
Location: 1 C03/1 C04
Tags: finance
Stephen Lloyd (Transamerica), Vishal Bamba (Transamerica), David Beaudoin (Transamerica)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 8 ratings)
Transamerica is a financial services company moving to a more customer centric model using Big Data. Our approach to this effort spans our Insurance, Annuity, and Retirement divisions. We went from a simple proof of concept to establishing Hadoop as a viable element of our enterprise data strategy. We cover core components of our solution and focus on lessons learned from our experience. Read more.
11:00am–11:40am Friday, 10/17/2014
Office Hour
Location: Table D
Vishal Bamba (Transamerica), David Beaudoin (Transamerica), Stephen Lloyd (Transamerica)
Vishal, David, and Stephen are implementing a Hadoop cluster adoption spanning multiple divisions at Transamerica. Come learn from their experiences—and their successful POC. They’re available to provide details and to talk about solution architecture, best practices, and do's & don'ts. Read more.