Join Hortonworks' GM of Consumer Products and Retail, Eric Thorsen, and Skytree's CTO, Dr. Alex Gray, to learn how Machine Learning combined with Hadoop infrastructure allows you to harness the power of your data center. This webinar will help you understand Apache Hadoop and machine learning on big data as they relate to your business-critical goals:
Agenda:Eric Thorsen, General Manager, Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods at Hortonworks
Eric is the GM of Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods at Hortonworks focused on one of the fastest growing technology segments; big data, which brings a myriad of associated technology opportunities. Eric specializes in the value proposition for big data in the retail industry, ensuring customer success through innovative application of big data solutions, and applying the blended benefits from the partner ecosystem to each unique customer situation.
Dr. Gray is CTO at Skytree and Associate Professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. His work has focused on algorithmic techniques for making machine learning tractable on massive datasets. He began working with large-scale scientific data in 1993 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in its Machine Learning Systems Group. He recently served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on the Analysis of Massive Data, as a Kavli Scholar, and a Berkeley Simons Fellow, and is a frequent advisor and speaker on the topic of machine learning on big data in academia, science, and industry.