Speaker

Todd Mostak

CEO and Founder, MapD Technologies

Todd is the CEO and Founder of MapD Technologies. Todd built the original prototype of MapD after tiring of the inability of conventional tools to allow for interactive exploration of big datasets while conducting his Harvard graduate research on the role of Twitter in the Arab Spring. He then joined MIT as a research fellow focusing on GPU databases before turning the MapD project into a startup.

Sessions

Leveraging GPU-Accelerated Analytics on top of Apache Spark

There has been growing interest in harnessing the parallelism of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) to accelerate analytics workloads. GPUs have become the standard platform for many machine learning algorithms, particularly in the field of deep… Read more