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February 15, 2017 – Washington DC Chapter Winter Meeting

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ATTENTION ALL BI/DW AND ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS
Dear Washington DC BI/DW and Analytics Professionals,
We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming TDWI Washington DC Chapter meeting on February 15, 2017. Come meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations. TDWI is a vendor neutral organization and does not endorse specific vendors. Our aim is to highlight data warehousing and related technology innovations, including new vendor offerings. Our speakers will be DW/BI end-users reporting on their success and lessons learned implementing various BI tools or projects. Please see our detailed meeting agenda below.

When:

Wednesday, February 15, 5:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where:

 

Reston Association
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA  20191
This location has free parking. 

Topic:

“The Business Value of Hadoop”

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Agenda:

5:15 – 5:45 p.m.

Registration

5:45 - 6:00  p.m.

Welcome and Kickoff:

  • Meeting Kickoff by TDWI DC Chapter President, Vivek Seth

 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

“The Business Value of Hadoop”
By Amr Awadallah, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera

 

Abstract
Data is transforming industries and creating massive value for businesses. Let's discuss how data and Hadoop can guide board-level decisions to deliver new revenue streams through a 360-degree view of your customer base, lower business risk through ensuring secure systems, and decrease costs through improved products and services efficiencies. In addition to hearing from Cloudera's CTO, Amr Awadallah, Ph.D., you will learn how leveraging your data correctly can make anything possible.

7:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks by TDWI DC Chapter Secretary, Mike Fleckenstein

7:40 – 8:30 p.m.

Snacks, drinks, networking

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We will be raffling off an Amazon Echo and a Google Home during this event.

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Space is limited so sign up early!
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Bios of Presenter:

Amr Awadallah, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer - Cloudera
Before cofounding Cloudera in 2008, Amr was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Accel Partners. Prior to joining Accel he served as vice president of product intelligence engineering at Yahoo!, and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and business intelligence. Amr joined Yahoo after they acquired his first startup, VivaSmart, in July of 2000. Amr holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and a doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

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