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Application Modernization with Actian Avalanche and Google Cloud: A Case Study

Webinar Speaker: David Stodder, Senior Director of Research for BI, TDWI

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. PT, 12:00 p.m. ET

Migrating to the cloud is a dominant trend as organizations digitally transform business-critical applications. However, most organizations still need to deal with today’s reality: hybrid cloud environments where important data assets are both on premises and in the cloud.

Join this TDWI webinar for an interactive panel discussion on how to manage application requirements in a hybrid cloud data warehouse environment and make the ultimate migration to the cloud seamless for users and applications. Our expert panel features PredictX, an information technology and services provider delivering big data, machine learning, and decision automation services. Andrew White, EVP at PredictX, will describe how the PredictX team overcame hybrid cloud data challenges to enable clients to reduce costs and improve governance for employee-generated spending (EGS).

Topics panelists and presenters will discuss include:

  • Modernizing the data warehouse for the cloud
  • Experiences in deploying a high-performance cloud data warehouse on Google Cloud Platform
  • Dealing with master data fragmentation; managing workflows across on-premises and cloud-native systems
  • Optimizing data pipelines and connectivity to hundreds, if not thousands, of data sources

Guest Speakers

Adam Luciano
Senior Director Product Management

Adam Luciano is currently senior director of product management at Actian Corporation and responsible for management of analytics products inclusive of the Avalanche Platform and Vector as well as AI/ML technologies. Adam previously worked at Liberty Mutual Insurance where he built a home-grown data science platform. Previous to Liberty Mutual, Adam worked in digital marketing analytics, healthcare technology, market research, and investment analytics on Wall Street.

Rodrigo Rocha
Head of Horizontal ISV Partnerships
Google Cloud

Rodrigo Rocha is the head of horizontal ISV partnerships at Google, with more than 20 years of experience in value creation through partnerships in the information technology industry. Rodrigo helps companies to digitally transform, unlock the power and scale of the Google Cloud, reduce time-to-market in the development of new solutions and develop customer value that delivers growth.

Andy White
VP of Solutions Engineering

After joining the company in 2009, Andrew has played a central role in setting up and developing the company’s retail, insurance, and integrated health and social care solutions. Andy is responsible for the day-to-day running of these three business lines and leading on product development. He has played a key role in driving through a number of technical enhancements across the business to help keep PredictX at the forefront of new technology, whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer satisfaction. He has recently taken on a larger role within the company as the vice president of solutions engineering. Outside of work, Andy is a keen cyclist and enjoys five-a-side football.

David Stodder

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