Join us at Cloudera Sessions as like-minded data innovators from around Stockholm come together for a comprehensive day of exploring the different stages of the data journey.
Whether you are trying to increase operational efficiencies, discover and automate analytics, or transform your industry through unique data applications, we will walk you through our first hand experience of helping organisations build a modern architecture in order to make analytics pervasive across their organisation.
Amr Awadallah, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera
Before co-founding Cloudera in 2008, Amr (@awadallah) was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel Partners. Prior to joining Accel he served as Vice President of Product Intelligence Engineering at Yahoo!, and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and business intelligence. Amr joined Yahoo after they acquired his first startup, VivaSmart, in July of 2000. Amr holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Regional VP North EMEA Cloudera
VP Global Strategic Initiatives - SNYPR, Securonix
Cristina Roa has been with Securonix since 2012. Her current role is VP Global Strategic Initiatives at Securonix and she is responsible for driving our Big Data Security Analytics adoption across the globe working with customers and partners and internally with Product Development, Marketing and Sales. In her previous role at Securonix, Cristina was VP of Eastern North America, EMEA and APJ and helped grow the company from its initial revenues to market dominance in the UEBA (User and Entity Behavior Analytics) space. Prior to Securonix, Cristina held sales and sales leadership positions at SailPoint (Identity and Access Management), Credent (EndPoint Encryption – bought by Dell), Mercury Interactive (IT Governance and Performance Testing – bought by HP), BEA (Web Infrastructure – bought by Oracle), Bowstreet (Web Services Application Development – bought by IBM), Tivoli (Enterprise Systems Management – bought by IBM), Sun Microsystems (Unix Systems – bought by Oracle) and NCR (Unix Systems).
Principal Data Scientist Cloudera
System Engineer Cloudera
Sr. Sales Engineer, Trifacta
Co-Founder & CTO Arcadia Data
Shant is responsible for long-term innovation and technical direction at Arcadia Data. Previously, he was with Aster Data (later acquired by Teradata), where he was an early member of the engineering team and worked on numerous features across the stack, including high performance cluster inter-connects, data storage, compression, and distributed query planning.
VP Global Service Strategy Think Big
Mike is VP Global Service Strategy at Think Big. He is now responsible for defining and standardizing the full portfolio of services that Think Big offer. Previously, Mike was the Co-Founder at Big Data Partnership, which was acquired by Teradata, working as CEO for 3.5 years, before taking on a Chief Strategy Officer role to standardize the services portfolio for BDP. Mike has been leading start-up services organizations for 12 years.
Principal Systems Engineer
Mark Samson is a Principal Systems Engineer at Cloudera, helping customers solve their big data problems using enterprise data hubs based on Hadoop. Mark has 18 years’ experience working with big data and information management software in technical sales, service delivery, and support roles.