Keynote Speakers

Matei Zaharia

Co-founder and Chief Technologist, Databricks

Alfred Essa

VP of Research and Data Science, McGraw-Hill Education (MHE)

Ziya Ma

VP of Big Data, Intel

Mike Gualtieri

Principal Analyst, Forrester

Cotton Seed

Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Alexis Roos

Senior Engineering Manager, Salesforce

Ali Ghodsi

CEO & Co-Founder, Databricks

Arun Murthy

Founder and Architect, Hortonworks

Joseph Sirosh

Corporate Vice President of the Data Group, Microsoft

Michael Armbrust

Software Engineer, Databricks

Sashi Desikan

Senior Vice President, Platform Data Management, Welltok

Seth Dobrin

VP and Chief Data Officer, IBM Analytics, IBM

Session Speakers

Aaron Colcord

(FIS Global)

Abel Rincon

(Stratio)

Alexey Svyatkovskiy

(Princeton Institute for Computation science and Engineering)

Anand Iyer

(UC Berkeley)

Baburao Kamble

(GoDaddy)

Chen Jin

(Uber)

DB Tsai

(Netflix)

Dan Crankshaw

(UC Berkeley)

David Palaitis

(Two Sigma Investments)

David Talby

(Atigeo)

Debasish Das

(Verizon)

Dániel Darabos

(Lynx Analytics)

Ed Barnes

(Sqrrl Data)

Emily Curtin

(The Weather Company / IBM)

Eric Kaczmarek

(Intel Corporation)

Eric Liang

(Databricks)

Erik Erlandson

(Red Hat)

Felix Cheung

(Microsoft)

Frank Austin Nothaft

(UC Berkeley)

Gary Yeh

(Netflix)

Gene Pang

(Alluxio)

Georg Hofmann

(Validus Research)

Hanna Gábor

(Lynx Analytics)

Haoyuan Li

(Alluxio)

Heiko Korndorf

(Wireframe)

Hossein Falaki

(Databricks)

Ivy Lu

(CapitalOne)

Jacky Li

(Huawei Technologies)

Jihong Ma

(Huawei)

Jim Dowling

(KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

John Landry

(HP Inc.)

John Leach

(Splice Machine)

John Wu

(Berkeley Lab)

Jordan Volz

(Cloudera)

Jose Nandez

(SHARCNET - University of Western Ontario)

Jose Soltren

(Cloudera)

Justin Pihony

(Lightbend)

Kavitha Mariappan

(Databricks)

Keesjan de Vries

(Booking.com)

Khalifeh AlJadda

(Careerbuilder)

Lawrence Spracklen

(Alpine Data)

Marco Capuccini

(Uppsala University)

Mark Grover

(Cloudera)

Maximo Gurmendez

(Dataxu, Inc.)

Michael Zargham

(Cross MediaWorks)

Michelle Casbon

(Qordoba)

Nathan Stephens

(RStudio)

Nikolay Malitsky

(Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Nirmal Sharma

(WalmartLabs)

Oscar Castañeda-Villagrán

(Universidad del Valle de Guatemala)

Pavel Hardak

(Basho)

Petr Zapletal

(Cake Solutions)

PhuDuc Nguyen

(Oracle Data Cloud)

Piotr Szul

(CSIRO Data61)

Rachit Agarwal

(Cornell University)

Rohan Sharma

(Netflix)

Ron Hu

(Huawei Technologies)

Ruslan Vaulin

(Sqrrl Data)

Ryan Williams

(Mount Sinai School of Medicine)

Saket Mengle

(Dataxu, Inc.)

Sameer Agarwal

(Databricks)

Shekhar Agrawal

(Comcast)

Shivaram Venkataraman

(UC Berkeley)

Shriya Arora

(Netflix)

Shuai Zheng

(Validus Research)

Shubham Chopra

(Bloomberg)

Sim Simeonov

(Swoop)

Simon Ouellette

(Faimdata)

Sky Yin

(Stitchfix)

Snehal Nagmote

(Walmart Labs)

Sridhar Alla

(Comcast)

Stefan Panayotov

(Cadent Network)

Steve Loughran

(Hortonworks)

Sunanda Parthasarathy

(Dataxu, Inc.)

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Tathagata Das

(Databricks)

Ted Malaska

(Blizzard)

Tejas Patil

(Facebook)

Tim Hunter

(Databricks)

Tom Phelan

(BlueData)

Trevor Mckay

(Red Hat)

Vida Ha

(Databricks)

Wenting Zheng

(UC Berkeley)

Wes McKinney

(Two Sigma Investments)

William Benton

(Red Hat)

William Callaghan

(eSentire)

Yan Zheng

(Walmart Labs)

Yanbo Liang

(Hortonworks)

Yiheng Wang

(Intel)

Zhenhua Wang

(Huawei Technologies)

Zhong Wang

(DOE Joint Genome Institute)