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Steinar Sande, CEO Raima

Steinar Sande is the CEO and shareholder in Raima. Raima is the database technology leader in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and the embedded market space. Sande has extensive experience delivering Raima solutions to R...

Richard Wendell, TE Connectivity

Richard Wendell is the Global Head, Data Science and Strategic Analytics for TE Connectivity (TEL), the $13.5B global electronics manufacturer. In this role, Mr. Wendell leads the global team responsible for data science and...

Dr. Liang Zhou, Thomson Reuters

Dr. Liang Zhou leads the research and engineering efforts in creating and delivering advanced analytics to Thomson Reuters’ clients via desktop terminals and high-speed feeds in financial services. Her focus is in natural language...

Prof. Stratos Idreos, Harvard University

Stratos Idreos is an assistant professor of computer science at Harvard University where he leads DASlab, the Data Systems Laboratory at Harvard SEAS. Stratos works on data systems architectures with emphasis on designing systems for...

Dr. Alexander Boehm, SAP

Dr. Alexander Boehm is a database architect working on SAP´s HANA in-memory database management system. His focus is on performance optimization and holistic improvements of enterprise architectures, in particular application server/DBMS co-design. Prior to...

Christopher Surdak, Consultant

Christopher Surdak, JD Technology Evangelist, Award-Winning Author, Engineer, Data Scientist, Rocket Scientist, and Global Expert in Information Governance, Analytics, Privacy Policy, Social Media and eDiscovery Christopher Surdak is an industry-recognized expert in Collaboration and...

Dr. Jake Porway, DataKind

Jake Porway, DataKind Founder and Executive Director. Jake Porway is a machine learning and technology enthusiast who loves nothing more than seeing good values in data. He is the founder and executive director of...

Sonali Parthasarathy, Accenture Technology Labs

Sonali Parthasarathy is an R&D Associate Manager at Accenture Technology Labs. Her field of expertise includes big data architecture, in-memory technologies, real-time complex event processing and on-premise cloud automated architecture. She presented a talk...