Cloudera CEO Mike Olson to Join Hadoop Roundtable Discussion Presented by the Churchill Club Open Forum


PALO ALTO, CA – June 12, 2012 – Cloudera, the category leader that is setting the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise, today announced that its CEO Mike Olson will be a featured participant in an executive roundtable on Hadoop in the enterprise, sponsored by Silicon Valley’s Churchill Club. The discussion The Elephant in the Enterprise: What Role Will Hadoop Play? will take place this evening at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel in Palo Alto, California. Moderated by WIRED Enterprise Senior Editor Cade Metz and featuring key executives from Cloudera, Facebook, Oracle, MapR and Metamarkets, the panel will examine how Hadoop is transforming enterprise computing, innovation and the primacy of data, as well as the long-term outlook for Big Data. Cloudera is also a sponsor of the event.


The Elephant in the Enterprise: What Role Will Hadoop Play? Roundtable Discussion


June 12, 2012 at 5.30 -8.30pm PDT


Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California


Presented by the Churchill Club Open Forum, the session will be moderated by Cade Metz, Senior Editor, WIRED Enterprise. Featured speakers include:

  • Mike Olson, CEO, Cloudera
  • Jay Parikh, VP Infrastructure Engineering, Facebook
  • Andrew Mendelsohn, SVP, Oracle Server Technologies
  • Michael Driscoll, CEO, Metamarkets
  • John Schroeder, CEO, MapR

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Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software and services, enables data driven enterprises to easily derive business value from all their structured and unstructured data. Cloudera's Distribution including Apache Hadoop (CDH), available to download for free at, is the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Manager software and Cloudera Support. Cloudera also offers training and certification on Apache technologies, as well as consulting services. As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera's depth of experience and commitment to sharing expertise are unrivaled.

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