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Join us in Chicago on April 23rd, 2019 from 2:00pm - 6:30pm.

SkyDeck Chicago - 99th Floor | 233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606 (Map)

Cloudera and Hortonworks have merged! Join the new Cloudera executives for an exclusive opportunity to discuss our plans to deliver the first enterprise data cloud - designed to unlock the power of any data, running in any cloud from the Edge to AI, on a 100% open-source data platform. An enterprise data cloud supports both hybrid and multi-cloud deployments, providing enterprises with the flexibility to perform machine learning and analytics with their data, their way, with no lock-in.

In this informative session, you will learn about:

  • Cloudera’s vision, strategy and roadmap

  • Our solutions that will help you on your journey to machine learning and analytics, from the Edge to AI

  • The upgrade and migration options that are available to you and how we will support you

Come to meet the local teams who will be working with you to help you along your data journey. Seats are limited, so register today! If you cannot attend but wish for somebody else in your organization to take your place, please let us know.

Food and drinks will be served during the networking cocktail reception.

Please note that this event is intended for Cloudera and Hortonworks existing and prospective customers. Registration is required to attend. All registrations are subject to review and final approval by Cloudera.

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02:00pm - 02:30pm

Registration & Check-in

02:30pm - 03:00pm

Keynote: Vision & Journey - Amr Awadallah, Ph.D., Global Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera

03:00pm - 03:30pm

Streaming & Edge - Brad Bukacek Jr., Solutions Engineer Manager, Cloudera

03:30pm - 04:00pm

Data Warehouse - Sid Shaik, Director Product Management, Cloudera

04:00pm - 04:30pm

Machine Learning & AI - Alex Breshears, Senior Product Manager, Cloudera

04:30pm - 05:00pm

Q&A & Closing Remarks

05:00pm - 06:30pm

Networking Cocktail Reception


Global Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera

Amr Awadallah, Ph.D.


Amy drives innovation by using data, new technologies, and cloud services to improve customer satisfaction, build and connect products and services, and mitigate risk as leader of a new cross-organizational team that includes business systems, data science, IT operations, and information security. Previously, she was a big data evangelist, responsible for positioning the business value of Cloudera products and services and leading the company's team of industry experts and business value consultants who advise and guide customers as they adopt. She also teamed with customers to identify and address potential process and organizational barriers that could impact adoption. Before joining Cloudera in 2013, Amy built and led the global big data and analytics team at Nokia, where she was an early Cloudera customer. Previously, she was vice president of services marketing at Sun Microsystems as well as head of strategy for the company’s software and storage business units. Amy holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Business Administration.

Director Product Management, Cloudera

Sid Shaik


Sid is responsible for driving product strategy for Cloudera’s Cloud Datawarehouse offering. Over the last 20 years, Sid has built and sold databases in various companies. Most recently, he founded a Silicon Valley startup-- Performance Sherpa— in which his team automated IT performance engineering function in large B2C businesses. Prior to that, he worked as a product manager at Yahoo! and Qubole, managing product strategy for petabyte scale databases on private and public clouds. Before that, he worked at Teradata-Aster and Oracle in Engineering, IT, Pre-Sales, Business Development and Customer support. Sid loves the creative process of discovering, defining and solving high impact technology problems in large markets and scaling product businesses within those markets.

Senior Product Manager, Cloudera

Alex Breshears


Alex heads up product management for Cloudera's production machine learning products that enable customers to run hundreds to thousands of models at scale while meeting enterprise needs. Alex has also held positions in engineering and solutions engineering at Cloudera. Prior to Cloudera, he worked to develop, implement, and maintain marketing and loyalty systems at Supervalu and Walmart.

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