Big Data Everywhere Chicago
Chicago, IL
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Big Data Everywhere Chicago is a one-day event focused on Hadoop and surrounding technologies, as well as business applications.  Big Data Everywhere will bring together users and developers to share their expertise and experience about these projects. Learn emerging trends from big data industry thought leaders, share best practices with users and developers, and gain valuable insights from some of today's most successful Hadoop deployments.  Join us in Chicago, where big data innovations meet practical know-how (or production success).

Talks

SQL on Hadoop - Pros, Cons, the Haves and Have Nots

Ted Dunning View Bio

10:15am
Enabling Operational Analytics on Hadoop

Jim Scott View Bio

1:00pm

Speakers

Ted Dunning

Ted Dunning is Chief Application Architect at MapR Technologies and committer and PMC member of the Apache Mahout, Apache ZooKeeper, and Apache Drill projects​. Ted has been very active in mentoring new Apache projects and is currently serving as vice president of incubation for the Apache Software Foundation​.​ Ted was the chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music) and Veoh recommendation systems. He built fraud detection systems for ID Analytics (later purchased by LifeLock) and he has 24 patents issued to date and a dozen pending. Ted has a PhD in computing science from the University of Sheffield. When he’s not doing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. He also bought the beer at the first Hadoop user group meeting..

Jim Scott

Jim drives enterprise architecture and strategy at MapR. Jim Scott is the cofounder of the Chicago Hadoop Users Group. As cofounder, Jim helped build the Hadoop community in Chicago for the past four years. He has implemented Hadoop at three different companies, supporting a variety of enterprise use cases from managing Points of Interest for mapping applications, to Online Transactional Processing in advertising, as well as full data center monitoring and general data processing. Prior to MapR, Jim was SVP of Information Technology and Operations at SPINS, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting and consulting services for the Natural, Organic and Specialty Products industry. Additionally, he served as Lead Engineer/Architect for dotomi, one of the world’s largest and most diversified digital marketing companies. Prior to dotomi, Jim held several architect positions with companies such as aircell, NAVTEQ, Classified Ventures, Innobean, Imagitek, and Dow Chemical, where his work with high-throughput computing was a precursor to more standardized big data concepts like Hadoop.