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

Arsalan Tavakoli

Vice President of Solutions, Databricks

Arun Murthy

Founder and Architect, Hortonworks

Ion Stoica

Professor, UC Berkeley AMP/RISE Lab & Databricks

Joseph Sirosh

Corporate Vice President of the Data Group, Microsoft

Michael Armbrust

Software Engineer, Databricks

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)

Brad Carlile

(Oracle)

Brian Gold

(Pure Storage)

Chen Jin

(Uber)

DB Tsai

(Netflix)

Dan Crankshaw

(UC Berkeley)

David Palaitis

(Two Sigma Investments)

David Talby

(Atigeo)

Debasish Das

(Verizon)

Donna Fernandez

(MetiStream Inc)

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)

Gene Pang

(Alluxio)

Georg Hofmann

(Validus Research)

Gunjan Sharma

(Capital One)

Hanna Gábor

(Lynx Analytics)

Haoyuan Li

(Alluxio)

Heiko Korndorf

(Wireframe)

Hossein Falaki

(Databricks)

Ivy Lu

(CapitalOne)

Jacky Li

(Huawei Technologies)

Jiao Wang

(Intel)

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)

Joy Chakraborty

(Bloomberg)

Justin Pihony

(Lightbend)

Jörg Schad

(Mesosphere)

Karanjeet Singh

(USC & NASA-JPL)

Kavitha Mariappan

(Databricks)

Keesjan de Vries

(Booking.com)

Khalifeh AlJadda

(Careerbuilder)

Kyle Pistor

(Databricks)

Lawrence Spracklen

(Alpine Data)

Manish Gupta

(Redis Labs Inc.)

Marco Capuccini

(Uppsala University)

Mark Grover

(Cloudera)

Maximo Gurmendez

(Dataxu, Inc.)

Michelle Casbon

(Qordoba)

Miklos Christine

(Databricks)

Myles Collins

(HPE Vertica)

Nathan Stephens

(RStudio)

Nikolay Malitsky

(Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Nirmal Sharma

(WalmartLabs)

Oscar Castañeda-Villagrán

(Xoom, a PayPal service)

Paul Master

(Cornami)

Pavel Hardak

(Basho)

Petr Zapletal

(Cake Solutions)

PhuDuc Nguyen

(Oracle Data Cloud)

Piotr Szul

(CSIRO Data61)

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)

Steven Camiña

(MemSQL)

Sunanda Parthasarathy

(Dataxu, Inc.)

Tathagata Das

(Databricks)

Ted Malaska

(Blizzard)

Tejas Patil

(Facebook)

Thamme Gowda Narayanaswamy

(USC & NASA-JPL)

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)

Ziya Ma

(Intel)