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Cloudera Cloudera

Join us in Dallas, TX on April 25th, 2019 from 9:00am - 1:00pm.

III Forks Steakhouse | 17776 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75287 

Also visiting Houston

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 send an email to Shannon Summerlin at

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served.

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

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Check-In & Breakfast


Keynote: Vision & Journey - Jamie Engesser, Senior Vice President of Field Specialists, Cloudera


Streaming & Edge - Dinesh Chandrasekhar, Director Product Marketing, IoT, Cloudera


Data Warehouse - Greg Rahn, Director of Product Management, Cloudera


Machine Learning & AI - Bethann Noble, Director Product Marketing, Machine Learning, Cloudera


Q&A Closing Remarks


Networking Lunch


Senior Vice President of Field Specialists

Jamie Engesser


Jamie Engesser is the Senior Vice President of Field Specialists at Cloudera. With more than twenty years of professional experience in the software industry, Jamie most recently had responsibility for Hortonwork’s product portfolio as SVP, Product Management. Prior to that, Jamie came from our field with global responsibility for Hortonworks Solutions Engineering organization which is focused on guiding organizations to identify their Enterprise Data opportunity from Business Case, to Proof of Concept, to successful Project Delivery. Before Hortonworks, Jamie led Global Solutions Engineering teams at SpringSource and VMware. Jamie has extensive experience spanning Open Source, Streaming Platforms, Analytics, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Application Infrastructure and Big Data. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Montana State University.

Director Product Marketing, IoT, Cloudera

Dinesh Chandrasekhar


Dinesh Chandrasekhar is a technology evangelist, a thought leader and a seasoned product marketer with over 24+ years of industry experience. He has an impressive track record of taking new integration/mobile/IoT/Big Data products to market with a clear GTM strategy of pre-and-post launch activities. He has extensive experience working on enterprise software as well as SaaS products delivering sophisticated solutions for customers with complex architectures. His areas of expertise include IoT, Application/Data integration, BPM, Analytics, B2B, API management, Microservices and Mobility. He can articulate detailed use cases across multiple industry verticals like retail, manufacturing, utilities and healthcare. He is a prolific speaker, blogger and a weekend coder. He currently works at Cloudera, managing their Data-in-Motion product line. He is fascinated about new technology trends including blockchain and deep learning.

Director Product Marketing, Machine Learning, Cloudera

Bethann Noble


Bethann Noble is a director of product marketing at Cloudera, responsible for driving marketing and strategy initiatives in support of Cloudera machine learning solutions. Previously, Bethann held roles in developer and product marketing, technical sales, and software engineering at IBM, with several years’ experience in high-performance computing and big data and analytics technologies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Director of Product Management, Cloudera

Greg Rahn


Greg is a director of product management at Cloudera, where he is responsible for driving SQL product strategy as part of Cloudera’s analytic database product, including working directly with Apache Impala. Over 20 years, Greg has worked with relational database systems across a variety of roles, including software engineering, database administration, database performance engineering, and most recently product management, to provide a holistic view and expertise on the database market. Previously, Greg was part of the esteemed Real-World Performance group at Oracle and was the first member of the product management team at Snowflake Computing.

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