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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Eddie Garcia

Eddie Garcia
Chief Information Security Officer, Cloudera

Website | @edygarcia

Eddie Garcia leads the company’s customer-facing technical resources including the pre-sales technical team, implementation and deployment engineers, security architects, customer support and the DevOps infrastructure used by Gazzang and our customers. Prior to this role, Eddie was Gazzang’s VP of Engineering responsible for software development and Quality Assurance. He was also the chief architect of the Gazzang zNcrypt product platform. He has more than 18 years of experience in both building and delivering commercial software products and in-house IT solutions.

Prior to Gazzang, at AMD, Eddie was responsible for creating tools that gave AMD’s distribution and OEM partners the ability to securely collaborate. He was also the architect of the company’s social network blogging platform and roadmap for secure cloud-based delivery. Eddie led the web security group at Pentasafe, authoring new products and tools for application security, and was also the senior architect at Perficient for key and strategic customer accounts. Eddie holds an engineering degree in computer science from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.


5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Enterprise Adoption
Location: 1 E8/1 E9
Eddie Garcia (Cloudera)
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Recent studies show the vast majority of Hadoop projects are stuck in development, with very few ever reaching production status. And those programs that do convert from pilot to production often view Hadoop as little more than an ETL tool. This session looks at why Hadoop implementations often stall out in the development phase and what companies can do to make Hadoop “production ready.” Read more.