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Cortana Analytics Suite: Transform data into intelligent action


The rise of machine learning and advanced analytics combined with the power of the cloud & its unlimited capacity for data storage/computation marks a unique point in history…an opportunity for organizations to automate and innovate with agility and increase their speed of business. Join Microsoft’s Technical Product Manager for Big Data Analytics, Nishant Thacker, to explore how Microsoft is bringing together a comprehensive set of cloud services including Azure HDInsight, Azure Machine Learning, Power BI and more to provide perceptual intelligence capabilities to enterprise customers through the Cortana Analytics Suite.


Nishant Thacker is a Technical Product Manager for HDInsight, Microsoft`s managed Hadoop service. In his role Nishant is responsible for managing the technical face of the services under the Big Data Analytics umbrella and working with key customers to help them make the most of it. Nishant also has experience working as a Software Developer and Big Data Consultant for Microsoft responsible for helping customers in optimizing their Microsoft Business Intelligence and Big Data solutions. His work involves evangelizing Microsoft`s Big Data stack worldwide and enabling the field on it. When not honing his technical skills he enjoys playing snooker and is an avid soccer fan.