Data is transforming industries and creating massive value for businesses. Let's discuss how data and Hadoop can guide board-level decisions to deliver new revenue streams through a 360-degree view of your customer base, lower business risk through ensuring secure systems, and decrease costs through improved products and services efficiency. In addition to hearing from Cloudera's co-founder, Mike Olson, you will also hear from Randy Bean, Wall Street Journal contributer and CEO at New Vantage partners. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to network with your peers and learn how leveraging your data can make anything possible. 

Business Value of Hadoop Executive Dinner
Manhattan | June 28, 2016

Delmonico's Steakhouse
56 Beaver St
New York, NY 10004


Time Name
Arrivals/networking and cocktails are served
Opening remarks
The Business Value of Hadoop presented by Cloudera co-founder, Mike Olson
7:50PM Making Big Data Smarter presented by Randy Bean
8:10PM Q&A
8:30PM Dinner is served/Networking
  • Mike Olson

    Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera

    Mike (@mikeolson) 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.

  • Randy Bean

    CEO and Partner, NewVantage Partners

    Randy Bean is CEO and managing partner of NewVantage Partners. He is a recognized industry thought-leader, business innovator, and successful line executive. Randy writes and speaks extensively on the topic of Big Data and data strategies. He is a regular contributor to Forbes, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and The Wall Street Journal, where he has written a monthly column on Big Data. Prior to founding NewVantage in 2001, Randy was a founding executive at Wheelhouse, a Kleiner Perkins backed CRM firm, Chief Marketing Officer at Veridiem, a Northbridge backed CRM firm, and senior vice president at Harte-Hanks, a pioneer in database marketing and CRM, where he was a member of the operating committee during a ten-year tenure. He began his career at Bank of Boston, where he held positions in the Information Technology and Strategic Planning organizations. Randy holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis.


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