Track Key :
 Breaks/Lunch Executive Summit
Monday, February 13, 2017
TIME EVENT
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 am
 
Welcome and Intro to Big Data and Data Science

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

Monday
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 
KEYNOTE: Big Data, Innovation, and Value

John Akred, CTO and a Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Data Science

Monday
10:00 am - 10:15 am
 
BREAK
Monday
10:15 am - 10:45 am
 
ROUNDTABLE: Opportunities and Challenges for Big Data and Data Science

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

Monday
10:45 am - 11:30 am
 
CASE STUDY: Big Data at the Intersection of Business Needs and Technology Advancements

Ibrahim Itani, Leader in Big Data and IoT Technologies

Monday
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
 
CASE STUDY: The Evolution of an Analytics Center of Excellence

Anu Miller, Senior Data Scientist, Cisco Systems

Monday
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
 
SPONSOR INTRODUCTIONS

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Monday
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
 
Summit’s Peer Networking Lunch
Monday
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
 
PANEL: Building a Successful Data Science Program

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Various Sponsor Representatives

Monday
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
 
PREMIER PRESENTATION: Data Warehouse Automation Using WhereScape

Mark Budzinski, CEO, WhereScape

Monday
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
 
BREAK
Monday
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
 
CASE STUDY: Analytics in the Health Care Enterprise – the Cleveland Clinic Experience

Eric D. Hixson, Ph.D., MBA, Director, Outcomes and Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cleveland Clinic

Monday
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
 
CASE STUDY: Dealing with Device Data

Mark Madsen, President, Third Nature, Inc.

Monday
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
 
Days Wrap Up

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

Monday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 
SUMMIT RECEPTION
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
TIME EVENT
Tuesday
8:30 am - 8:45 am
 
GOOD MORNING!

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

Tuesday
8:45 am - 9:30 am
 
KEYNOTE: Analytics and Innovation

Donald Farmer, Principal , TreeHive Strategy

Tuesday
9:30 am - 10:15 am
 
CASE STUDY: Building and Managing Data and Data Science Teams at Linkedin

Yael Garten, Ph.D., Director of Data Science, LinkedIn

Tuesday
10:15 am - 10:30 am
 
BREAK
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
 
CASE STUDY: Path-to-Purchase Analytics Using a data lake and Spark

Joe Caserta, President, Caserta Concepts

Tuesday
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
 
PANEL: Making Big Data Architectures Work

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
 
Summit’s Peer Networking Lunch
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
 
EXPERT SPEAKER: Why Open Data Science Matters

Travis Oliphant , Chief Data Scientist & Co-Founder, Continuum Analytics

Tuesday
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
 
EXPERT SPEAKER: Deriving Insight and Value from the IoT Explosion

Natasha Balac, Ph.D., President and CEO, Data Insight Discovery, Inc.

Tuesday
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
 
BREAK
Tuesday
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
 
EXPERT SPEAKER: Strategies for Success in Big Data and Data Science

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

Tuesday
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
 
ROUNDTABLE: Making the Case for Big Data and Data Science
Tuesday
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
 
CLOSING REMARKS: What did we learn?

Fern Halper, Ph.D., VP and Research Director, TDWI

Edd Wilder-James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science

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