Big Data for Executives

Day -1 (March 07 8:30AM-4:00PM)

8:30AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Networking
9:00AM - 12:00 PM Introduction to Machine Learning & Predictive Analytics Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM An Analytics Odyssey: From Predictive to Cognitive (Piyush Malik, Director, IBM)
1:40PM - 1:50PM Big Data in Cancer Application (Kazuaki Nakane, Professor, Osaka University)
1:50PM - 4:00PM Data Analysis Workshop (Inyoung Cho, Big Data Architect, CoreOS)

Day -2 (March 08 8:30AM-6:30PM)

8:30AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Networking
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Big Data Trends and Startups in 2016 (Sanjit Dang, Investment Director, Intel)
9:15AM - 9:40 AM Keynote: Industrial Big data and Analytics driving big outcomes (Beena Ammanath, Executive Director, GE)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Big Lies and Small Truths: Tales from the Accidental Big Data Scientist (John Feland, CEO, Argus Insights)
10:20AM - 11:20AM Morning Break / Networking
11:20AM - 12:00PM Don’t Shoot yourself in the foot with Big Data (Sridhar Reddy, Director, MapR)
12:00 PM - 1:00PM Lunch Break
1:00PM - 1:40PM Zero to One for analytics at a Startup (Anurag Kapoor, Analytics Leader, Nerdwallet)
1:40PM - 2:20PM How Banks Can Utilize Analytics to Support Innovation, Transformation and Disruption (Paul Schaus, CEO, CCG Catalyst)
2:20PM - 3:00PM Keynote: Let me Tell You All the Ways to Fail in your enterprise Data efforts (Jeff McMillan, Managing Director, Credit Suisse)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Coffee Break / Networking
3:30PM - 4:10PM Future of Big Data Analytics is Fast (Milind Bhandarkar, CEO, Ampool & Founding member of Hadoop team at Yahoo)
4:10PM - 5:30PM

Keynote Panel Discussion: Big Data Strategy & Governance
- KRS Murthy(CEO, i3 World)(Moderator)
Jeff McMillan (Ex-Managing Director, Credit Suisse)
Srini Gurrapu (VP, Skyhigh Networks)
Vishwa Kolla (VP, John Hancock Financial)
Ed Fernandez (Founder,
Tsvi Achler (CEO, Optimizing Mind)

5:30PM - 6:30PM PM Reception

Day -3 (March 09 8:30AM-5:00PM)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Networking
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM Cyber Security Disruptions (Muddu Sudhakar, VP, Splunk)
9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Lessons learned productizing data science: Software Development vs. Model Development Best Practices (David Talby, CTO, Atigeo)
10:20AM - 10:40AM Morning Break / Networking
10:40 AM - 11:20AM Keynote: Creating a Analytics Culture at a financial institution (Naveen Jain, Director, First Tech Fed Credit Union)
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM Mastering Customer Behavioral Analysis (Raj Sen, Director, Adobe)
12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Real Time Analytics for ATP World Tour using open source Hadoop stack (Sudipto Shankar Dasgupta, Chief Architect, Infosys & Sid Bhattacharya, Senior Industry Principal, Infosys)

1:40 PM - 2:20 PM  Lessons from the front: Bringing Big Data and Predictive Analytics to Restaurants (Parijat Jauhari, Vice President of Products, Fishbowl)
2:20PM - 3:00 PM Keynote: Small Device, Big Data (Wallace Wu, Vice President of Software and IoT Products, Misfit)
3:00PM - 3:20PM Coffee break / networking
3:20 PM - 4:00 PM Predicting Employee Churn with Anonymity (Frank Fiorille, Director, Paychex)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Big Data Application to Digital & Media (Amit Biyani, CEO,  Bizalyticks)

NOTE: Agenda and speakers subject to change without notice