See the power of private and public cloud in action

Times of change bring opportunity. People and organisations that seize the moment thrive in unpredictable environments. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital disruption and highlighted that the importance of data to business has never been more critical. Organisations that have flourished adopted technological innovations, enabling them to respond effectively, at scale by successfully harnessing the power of their data.

As global economies and organisations return to growth, there is an opportunity for all of us to build choice, flexibility and security into our data and analytics, adapting quickly to changing needs. To minimise the impact of uncertainty, business organisations and governments need to actively expand how and where to successfully access and leverage data.

Join us at Cloudera Sessions 2021 to hear from industry experts, thought-leaders, and your peers about how to take advantage of the data opportunity. The agenda has been designed for you to learn how Hybrid delivers freedom of choice—private and public clouds, performance and cost management, security and self-service, flexibility and control. It looks like your job just got a whole lot easier.

Learn more about Cloudera Hybrid Cloud—The power of “and”.

  • SPEED AND CONTROL—THAT’S THE POWER OF HYBRID Find out how CDP Hybrid Cloud can deliver high-scale, real-time streaming capabilities by leveraging CDP’s new DataFlow service.

  • PERFORMANCE AND SCALE—THAT’S THE POWER OF HYBRID Learn how CDP Hybrid Cloud leverages both private and public clouds to optimise performance and scale, cost effectively, as needed.

  • FLEXIBILITY AND SECURITY—THAT’S THE POWER OF HYBRID Learn how CDP Hybrid Cloud provides you the freedom to move applications and data between the data centre and multiple public clouds.

Top 3 reasons to attend Cloudera Sessions 2021!


Hear from industry experts, thought-leaders, and your peers about how they use data-powered decisions to make better decisions faster. Learn how advances in data science, data engineering, AI & machine learning, streaming, and data warehousing will help you accelerate digital transformation in your organisation - in the cloud, on-premise or blending both in a hybrid approach.


Invite your colleagues to this free virtual conference, hosted for data professionals by data professionals. Cloudera Sessions 2021 will provide you and your colleagues with information and insights to adopt technology innovations that will enable you to respond in real-time with the right insights.


Engage with the full agenda of data evangelists and hear how data is transforming the world we live in and creating enormous value for businesses like yours. We will be covering topics from the edge to AI and what’s up ahead. Quite simply, if data matters to you, Cloudera Sessions is the event you cannot afford to miss.


5 min

Welcome & introduction

Vinod Ganesan, Country Manager India, Cloudera

20 min

Keynote: The power of “and”, fuelling the evolution of the Enterprise Data Cloud

Mick Hollison, President, Cloudera 

Adopting a Hybrid Data strategy is central to every business's digital transformation.

It will enable rapid adoption of new technologies and optimized economic models while ensuring the security and privacy of every bit of data.

Join Mick Hollison as he shares the power of  “and” in a hybrid data and analytics strategy, delivering today and adapting for future growth and change.

20 min

Roadmap: The evolution of the Enterprise Data Cloud

Fred Koopmans,  Senior Vice President, Product Management, Cloudera 

Join Fred Koopmans as he shares a look at the future of hybrid data and analytics with the latest roadmap for the Cloudera Data Platform including the recent acquisitions of Cazena & Datacoral.

See new innovations that fuel your data and analytics outcomes. We’ll answer questions frequently asked by Cloudera APAC customers and share our excitement at the evolution of the industry’s first Enterprise Data Cloud.

20 min

Customers are evolving... are you?

  • Joe Rodriguez, Senior Managing Director, Industry Solutions, Financial Services, Cloudera 
  • Anthony Behan, Managing Director, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, Cloudera 

Maintaining customer loyalty to a brand has never been harder. While buyers will sing a company’s praises when they are happy with services, pricing, and customer service – there is a huge risk of losing that customer to a competitor, in an instant, over the slightest issue. Customers today are better-informed and more connected to the world than ever before. They want access and accuracy at lightning quick speed. And let’s face it, customers today don’t tolerate perceived poor service, inflated pricing, or inferior products. Businesses have become entirely customer-focused because the customers are in charge and if a business doesn’t meet the customer’s needs, someone else will… your nearest competitor is only one click away. In this session, Joe Rodriguez and Anthony Behan answer important questions like:

  • How do we keep up with the expectations of a new generation of customers?
  • How do new trends, like crypto, play a role in the future of customer transactions?
  • How can data play a role?
  • Plus, they will share insights and experience on how Cloudera can help your business make good decisions in today’s highly volatile environment, to be ready for tomorrow.
20 min

Fireside Chat: Harnessing the potential of Hybrid cloud

  • Balaji Narayanamurthy, President & Head – Business Intelligence Unit, Axis Bank
  • Vinod Ganesan, Country Manager India, Cloudera 

Organisations today need to dramatically accelerate their journey to the cloud. As cloud adoption continues to grow, organisations are seeking performance and cost management, security and self-service, flexibility and control. Join us as Balaji Narayanamurthy from Axis Bank shares how Cloudera helped them accelerate their digital migration to the cloud.

20 min

Keynote: Data in a world of disruption

Shawn Kanungo, Disruption Strategist 

Disruptors see the world differently. They bring unique viewpoints, technologies, talent and ideas from all over the world. But, to become part of the new breed of disruptors today, it requires us to abandon the set of ideas and practices that may have made us once successful.

To build both mindset and muscle around disruption, leaders will need to treat data as electricity, while at the same time, making room for magic in a world of uncertainty. We need to be bold, brave, and experimental.

In this rapid-fire presentation, shot completely in a 750-person empty theatre, Shawn Kanungo provides a bold roadmap for future disruptors.

20 min

Fast path to cloud adoption with AWS & Cloudera

  • Terry Goldman, Head of Partner Solutions Architecture, ISV – APAC, AWS 
  • Stevie Walsh, Cloud Director APAC, Cloudera

The Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) represents a paradigm shift in modern data architecture by addressing all existing and future analytical needs. It delivers a holistic, integrated data platform from Edge to AI, helping clients to accelerate complex data pipelines and democratise data assets. Together with Terry Goldman from AWS we will discuss how organisations are approaching  data and analytics investments in the cloud based on specific business objectives and how we can help in that journey.

40 min

CDP Hybrid cloud - Demystifying IT and business needs

Piyush Agarwal, Solutions Engineering Manager South Asia, Cloudera

In this session you will learn how you can unleash hybrid and multi-cloud data services for all modern, self-service, and advanced analytics use cases at scale.  You will also discover how you can ensure IT and business analytics needs are addressed in the same architecture while keeping regulatory and compliance requirements at the centre of the decision making process.


20 min

Agility of Digital India with cloud

Arvind Gupta, Head and Co-Founder of Digital India Foundation 

This age of constant digital innovation is believed to be the 4th Industrial Revolution and India is leapfrogging in it. Digital India initiative has become agile with using Cloud as part of its key initiatives such as CoWIN. This discussion aims to understand the growth of cloud infrastructure in India and what the future holds.


Mick Hollison President, Cloudera
Fred Koopmans Senior Vice President of Product Management, Cloudera
Vinod Ganesan Country Manager India, Cloudera
Shawn Kanungo Disruption Strategist
Stevie Walsh Cloud Director APAC, Cloudera
Piyush Argawal Solutions Engineering Manager, Cloudera
Arvind Gupta Head and Co-Founder of Digital India Foundation
Terry Goldman Head of Partner Solutions Architecture, ISV – APAC, AWS
Joe Rodriguez Senior Managing Director, Financial Services, Cloudera
Anthony Behan Managing Director for Communications Media & Entertainment, Cloudera
Balaji Narayanamurthy President & Head, Business Intelligence Unit, Axis Bank


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