HP Discover 2014
Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thursday, June 12, 2014
HP Discover is the premier event for users of HP technologies and partner solutions and offers first-hand exposure to HP's entire portfolio of products, solutions, and services and the opportunity to meet with 1000s of technology experts and business leaders.


Taking Big Data Mainstream: Panel Discussion

Steve Wooledge View Bio

June 10, 2014 11:30am-12:30pm

Big Data is evolving from what was once a revolutionary concept for powering “corner case” use cases to a pragmatic, manageable approach that can be tapped to address an ever-widening range of strategic and operational needs in everyday business. This “mainstreaming” of Big Data is destined to create enormous selling opportunities for companies that are equipped with the right tools, insight, and expertise to harness 100 percent of their information. Join us for this session and discover how the HP HAVEn Big Data analytics platform, powered by Autonomy IDOL and Vertica, can address this broad-based market opportunity.  

Derive fast value from all your Big Data with the HP Vertica and MapR Solution for Optimized SQL-on-Hadoop

Steve Wooledge View Bio

June 11, 2014  12:00pm-1:00pm

Many enterprises embrace Hadoop for is ability to empower large groups of business analysts who require sophisticated SQL and business intelligence tools to do their jobs. However, these analysts often feel hand-cuffed by the capabilities provided by current SQL-on-Hadoop approaches. Attend this session to learn how HP Vertica high-performance and feature-rich SQL-on-Hadoop solutions set business analysts free. Offering built-in analytic functions—integrated with MapR’s enterprise-grade distribution for Hadoop—the HP Vertica solution enables business analysts to complete faster interactive analytics using data harnessed by the Hadoop Big Data lake.  


Steve Wooledge

Steve is Vice President, Product Marketing at MapR, and is responsible for identifying new market opportunities and increasing awareness for MapR technical innovations and solutions for Hadoop. Steve was previously Vice President of Marketing for Teradata Unified Data Architecture, where he drove Big Data strategy and market awareness across the product line, including Apache Hadoop. Steve has also held various roles in product and corporate marketing at Aster Data, Interwoven, and Business Objects, as well as sales and engineering roles at Business Objects and Dow Chemical. When not working, Steve enjoys juggling activities for his 5 kids and sneaking in some cycling or ski trips when he can.