Speaker

Lawrence Spracklen, Engineer at Alpine Data

Lawrence Spracklen

Engineer, Alpine Data

Lawrence Spracklen leads engineering at Alpine Data Labs. He is tasked with the continued development of Alpine’s advanced analytics platform. Prior to joining Alpine, Lawrence worked at Ayasdi as both VP of Engineering and Chief Architect. Before this, Lawrence spent over a decade working at Sun Microsystems, Nvidia and VMware, where he led teams focused on the intersection of hardware architecture and software performance and scalability. Lawrence holds a Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, a B.Sc. in Computational Physics from the University of York and has been issued over 30 US patents.

Sessions

Enterprise Scale Topological Data Analysis Using Spark

Topological data analysis (TDA) has been a hot topic in the data science community for the last 10 years. The TDA Mapper algorithm presents a mathematically elegant way to investigate the structure of complex high-dimensional… Read more