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Join us in Minneapolis on April 18th, 2019 from 9:00am - 1:00pm.

Target City Center | 33 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (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.

A light 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. All registrations are subject to review and final approval by Cloudera.

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09:00am - 09:20am

Registration & Check-in

09:20am - 09:40am

Welcome & Target's Journey

09:40am - 10:10am

Keynote: Vision & Journey - Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera

10:10am - 10:40am

Streaming & Edge - George Vetticaden, VP of Product Management for Data in Motion, Cloudera

10:40am - 11:10am

Data Warehouse - Joydeep Das, Senior Director of Products, Cloudera

11:10am - 11:40am

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

11:40am - 12:10pm

Q&A & Closing Remarks

12:10pm - 01:00pm

Networking Lunch


Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera

Mike Olson


Mike co-founded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013, when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer (CSO.) As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment, and direct engagement with customers. Prior to Cloudera Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine. Mike spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for Embedded Technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat in 2006. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies, and Informix Software. Mike has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Senior Director of Products, Cloudera

Joydeep Das


Joydeep is passionate about enabling enterprise customers with leading edge data management and analytics products. At Cloudera, he leads product management and marketing for data warehousing technologies. Joydeep has spent most of his career building market leading database products in companies such as Informix, Sybase and SAP. Besides frequently speaking in conferences, webcasts, and customer forums, he has also authored several articles in leading publications and is a named inventor in DBMS software patents.

VP of Product Management for Data in Motion, Cloudera

George Vetticaden


George Vetticaden is Vice President of Product Management for the Data-In-Motion (DIM) business unit at Cloudera. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic vision and concerted delivery across all the products within the Cloudera Data Flow (CDF) product suite including Cloudera Edge Data Management (CEM) powered by MiNifi, Cloudera Flow Management (CFM) powered by Apache NiFi, and Cloudera Stream Processing (CSP) powered by Kafka, Spark Streaming and Streams Messaging Manager. Over the last 7 years at Cloudera and Hortonworks, George has spent considerable time in the field helping enterprises build a scalable, real-time streaming data applications that collects, curates, and analyzes data so customers gain key insights for immediate actionable intelligence. In his previous role, George was the Director of Solutions Engineering where he led a team of 15 big data senior solution architects helping large enterprise customers with use case inception, design, architecture, to implementation of use cases monetizing data with Hadoop. In addition, he is also a committer on the Apache Metron project. George graduated from Trinity University with a BA in Computer Science.

Director Product Marketing for 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. Screen reader support enabled.

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