Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
Director, Silicon Flatirons Centers' Entrepreneurship Initiative
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
Wayne State University hosts this second annual conference, which examines how big data can serve as a bridge to the next wave of innovation and growth for Southeast Michigan. Several keynote speakers will discuss the fundamentals of big data management, including Kenneth Park, vice president of research environment and business solutions at HealthCore; Michelle Eissele, senior director of data operations at IHS Automotive; Dave Shuman, Cloudera; and David Vanderveen, director of product development analytics for General Motors.
New this year is the inclusion of two full-day tutorials. The first introduces the Hadoop stack and its evolution over the years. The second is on the distributed programming framework Apache Spark and its use in scalable data science. To register, click here.