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Join us in Raleigh on April 11th, 2019 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm.

City Club Raleigh | 150 Fayetteville St, 28th Floor (Wells Fargo Building) Raleigh, NC 27601  

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.

**Free parking across the street at Alexander Square Parking Deck, 120 S. Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC 27601. Bring your parking ticket to the event for validation.**


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 and Networking


Keynote: Vision & Journey-Amr Awadallah, Global CTO, Cloudera


Streaming & Edge- Jeff Kibler, Manager of Solutions Engineering, Cloudera


Data Warehouse- David Dichmann, Product Marketing Data Warehouse, Cloudera


Machine Learning & AI-Justin Norman, Director, Research & Data Science Services, Cloudera


Q&A & Closing Remarks


Networking Happy Hour


Global Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera

Amr Awadallah, Ph.D.


Before co-founding Cloudera in 2008, Amr 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 2000. Amr holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and a doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Manager of Solutions Engineering, Cloudera

Jeff Kibler


Jeff Kibler serves as Cloudera’s Solution Engineering Manager for the Mid-Atlantic U.S. Jeff dedicates his work to building technologies that tear down communication barriers between people. Jeff believes that data technologies provide elegant paths to solving complicated communication challenges. Serving as a solutions engineering leader for ten years, Jeff started his big data journey in the late 2000s at Yahoo! with the introduction of the infant Hadoop on its massive audience data pipeline. In his copious free time, Jeff enjoys trivia, history, and politics and feverishly tries to encourage his three young daughters to be as excited. Jeff lives in Indianapolis. He holds two degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: a bachelor of computer science and a master in business administration.

Director Product Marketing, Data Warehouse, Cloudera

David Dichmman


David is director of product marketing for Cloudera Data Warehouse. He has more than 25 years experience in information architecture and enterprise architecture, turning data into information to help businesses and people make an informed decision. Before joining Cloudera, David worked for companies like Sybase, SAP, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. David has been published in industry magazines and is a regular speaker at industry events.

Director, Research & Data Science Services, Cloudera

Justin Norman


Justin leads Cloudera's Fast Forward Labs team. Justin is a career data professional and Data Science leader with experience in multiple industries and companies. Previously, Justin was the head of Applied Machine Learning at Fitbit, the head of Cisco’s Enterprise Data Science Office and a Big Data Systems Engineer with Booz Allen Hamilton after serving as a Marine Corps Officer, with a focus in Systems Analytics and Device Intelligence. Justin is a graduate of the US Naval Academy with a degree in Computer Science and the University of Southern California with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Business Analytics.

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