2017 Big Data Day LA

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Thank you for this year’s successful event and stay tuned for next year’s conference!

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Startup Showcase / 2017 Big Data Day LA Startup Showcase in collaboration with TenOneTen Ventures

This year we are excited to add something new to Big Data Day LA. In partnership with TenOneTen Ventures, we are bringing together some of the best data driven startups in Southern California! Five startups will have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of judges that range from VCs to data experts. The winner will receive a $1500 cash prize, $1,000 in MongoDB Atlas DBaaS credit and 3 strategy sessions with VCs. Congratulations to the first ever Big Data Day LA 2017 Startup Showcase winner – MK.collective.

The Startup Showcase Finalists were: –

  • Popspots
    • Popspots drives sales and improves operations for grocery retailers using a network of IoT devices located in the checkout aisles.
  • MK.Collective
    • Big data debugging, cleaning, and code analytics for production cloud/Apache Spark
  • ALAPY
    • Machine learning for sequencing data compression, transfer, and analysis.
  • Polis Assist
    • Polis Assist, Inc. is the WAZE of parking. Find FREE parking and any other kind of parking in LA, and soon in NYC and San Francisco.

Visit us at 2:30 PM on the day of the event to come witness these 5 finalists duke it out to be crowned the First Big Data Day LA Startup Showcase Winner.

Sessions / Track & Session Info

Sponsors / 2017 Sponsors

Host

2017 - University of Southern California USC

Gold

2017 - Aviana Global
2017 - DataStax
2017 - Denodo
2017 - Hortonworks
2017 - Netflix
2017 - PureStorage
2017 - RedisLabs
2017 - Third Eye
2017 - Vertica

Lunch

2017 - WANDisco

Networking

2017 - ZestFinance

Silver

2017 - Bigg Data
2017 - Bridg
2017 - Cazena
2017 - Cloudera
2017 - Cornerstone OnDemand
2017 - Data Application Lab
2017 - Databricks
2017 - Datascience
2017 - GumGum
2017 - Kinetica
2017 - Mesosophere
2017 - Qubole
2017 - Tronc
2017 - Verizon Digital Media Services
2017 - Walt Disney
2017 - Warner Bros
2017 - ZS

Coffee

2017 - Dollar Shave Club

Bronze

2017 - Altinity
2017 - DataXceed
2017 - Memsql
2017 - Percona
2017 - Snowflake
2017 - Vupico

Partner

2017 - Archangel Technology Consultants, LLC
2017 - Javascript.LA
2017 - LAAC
2017 - LAX Four Points
2017 - Level
2017 - Los Angeles Big Data Users Group
2017 - Meeting Application
2017 - O'Reilly
2017 - PwC
2017 - RMDS
2017 - TenOneTen Ventures

Keynote Speakers / 2017

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Session Speakers / 2017

Adam Mollenkopf

Adam Mollenkopf

Real-Time & Big Data GIS Capability Lead at ESRI

Anand Ranganathan

Anand Ranganathan

VP of Solutions at Unscrambl

Andrea Trevino

Andrea Trevino

Lead Data Scientist at DataScience.com

Andrew Psaltis

Andrew Psaltis

HDF/IoT Product Solutions Architect at Hortonworks

Andrew Waage

Andrew Waage

Co-Founder at Retention Science

Annette MartinezNovo

Annette MartinezNovo

Director, Benefits at Entertainment Partners

Aparajeeta Das

Aparajeeta Das

Co-Founder & COO at Third Eye Consulting

Armen Donigian

Armen Donigian

Data Science Engineer at Zest Finance

Ashish Thusoo

Ashish Thusoo

Co-founder/CEO at Qubole

Avinash Deshpande

Avinash Deshpande

Chief Software Architect at Logitech

Basavaraj Soppannavar

Basavaraj Soppannavar

Technology & Marketing, GridDB at Toshiba America

Ben Coppersmith

Ben Coppersmith

Data Engineering Manager at Factual

Bin Fan

Bin Fan

Software Engineer at Alluxio

Brendan Herger

Brendan Herger

Machine Learning Engineer at Capital One

Brian Bulkowski

Brian Bulkowski

CTO and Founder At Aerospike

Brian Dolan

Brian Dolan

Founder & Chief Scientist at Deep 6 AI

Brian Kursar

Brian Kursar

VP, Data Strategy & Architecture At Warner Bros

Chelsea Ursaner

Chelsea Ursaner

Solutions Architect at Office of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

Colin McCabe

Colin McCabe

Software Engineer at Confluent

David Hsieh

David Hsieh

SVP Marketing at Qubole

Dylan Rogerson

Dylan Rogerson

Senior Data Scientist at Activision

Edwin Robbins

Edwin Robbins

Sales Engineer at Denodo

Emad Hasan

Emad Hasan

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder at Retina AI

Eric Ruiz

Eric Ruiz

LatAm Marketing Manager at Google Waze

Hannah Smalltree

Hannah Smalltree

VP, Marketing at Cazena

Henry Pak

Henry Pak

Solutions Architect at Elastic

Hicham Mhanna

Hicham Mhanna

Vice President of Engineering at BCG Digital Ventures

Huiyu Deng

Huiyu Deng

Research Assistant at USC

Ingo Mierswa

Ingo Mierswa

Founder & President at RapidMiner

Irina Kukuyeva

Irina Kukuyeva

Senior Data Scientist at Dia &Co

Jason Lee

Jason Lee

Principal, Advanced Analytics Group at Bain & Company

Jeff Weintraub

Jeff Weintraub

Vice President at theAmplify

Jeffrey Carpenter

Jeffrey Carpenter

Developer Advocate at DataStax

Jerry Power

Jerry Power

CEO at I3 Systems

Jill Dyche

Jill Dyche

Vice President, Best Practices at SAS

John Dohoney

John Dohoney

Solutions Architect at Mesosphere

John Sullivan

John Sullivan

Director of Innovation at SAP NA

Jonathan Gael

Jonathan Gael

Co-Founder at Ether2

Josh Hemann

Josh Hemann

Director - Content Data Engineering & Analytics at Netflix

Joshua Poduska

Joshua Poduska

Senior Data Scientist, Big Data Group at HPE Vertica

Joshua Robinson

Joshua Robinson

Founding Engineer, FlashBlade at PureStorage

Jules Damji

Jules Damji

Spark Developer & Community Advocate at Databricks

Karthik Ramasamy

Karthik Ramasamy

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Streamlio

Kivanc Yazan

Kivanc Yazan

Software Engineer at ZipRecruiter

Kuassi Mensah

Kuassi Mensah

Director, Product Management at Oracle

Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown

Director, Data Platform at Netflix

Lawrence Spracklen

Lawrence Spracklen

VP of Engineering at Alpine Data

Lilian Coral

Lilian Coral

Chief Data Officer at Office Of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

Lynn Langit

Lynn Langit

Big Data & Cloud Architect at Lynn Langit Consulting

Manas Bhat

Manas Bhat

Director - Finance and Strategy at Guitar Center

Mark Politi

Mark Politi

VP Licensing at The Tone Knows

Matt Chapman

Matt Chapman

Senior Data Engineer at Tronc

Max Dumas

Max Dumas

Principal Solution Engineer at Kinetica

Mehrdad Yazdani

Mehrdad Yazdani

Data Scientist at Open Medicine Institute & UCSD

Michael Lee Williams

Michael Lee Williams

Director of Research at Fast Forward Labs

Michael Tiernay

Michael Tiernay

R&D Data Scientist at Edmunds.com

Mohit Mehra

Mohit Mehra

Lead Data Engineer at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)

Monica Willbrand

Monica Willbrand

Senior Business Consultant at Tableau Software

Neal Fultz

Neal Fultz

Principal Data Scientist, Optimization at OpenMail

Noelle Saldana

Noelle Saldana

Principal Data Scientist at Pivotal

Olin Hyde

Olin Hyde

Founder & CEO at Leadcrunch AI

Raj Babu

Raj Babu

CEO At Agilisium

Raman Marya

Raman Marya

Director, Data Engineering and Analytics at OpenTable

Ramniklal Mistry

Ramniklal Mistry

Sr. Manager - IoT Data Analytics at Verizon

Roman Shaposhnik

Roman Shaposhnik

VP Technology at ODPi

Roopal Garg

Roopal Garg

Data Scientist at GumGum

Roozbeh Davari

Roozbeh Davari

Data Scientist at The Honest Company

Shawn Trainer

Shawn Trainer

IM Technical Lead at Aviana Global

Shreekant Agrawal

Shreekant Agrawal

Technology Consultant (Big Data) at ZS Associates

Sig Narvaez

Sig Narvaez

Senior Solutions Architect at MongoDB

Slim Baltagi

Slim Baltagi

Big Data Practice Director at Advanced Analytics LLC

Stuart McCormick

Stuart McCormick

Americas Digital Services Leader at Honeywell

Suresh Paulraj

Suresh Paulraj

Principal Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft

Tague Griffith

Tague Griffith

Developer Advocate at RedisLabs

Vadim Tkachenko

Vadim Tkachenko

CTO / Co-founder at Percona

Vartika Singh

Vartika Singh

Senior Solutions Architect at Cloudera

Yves Bergquist

Yves Bergquist

Director, Data & Analytics Program at USC/ETC

Organizers / 2017 Organizers

Organizers / 2017 Committee Leaders

Abraham Elmahrek

Abraham Elmahrek

Sessions Co-Chair

Amee Lord

Amee Lord

Registration Co-Chair

Arjun Mahajan

Arjun Mahajan

Marketing Co-Chair

Arnold Borres

Arnold Borres

Registration Co-Chair

Arti Annaswamy

Arti Annaswamy

Senior Manager, Reporting Solutions & Data Operations at WB

Clarissa Pinto Ribeiro

Clarissa Pinto Ribeiro

Sponsors Co-Chair

Humberto Zuniga

Humberto Zuniga

Sessions Co-Chair

Jason Brancazio

Jason Brancazio

Sessions Co-Chair

Jimmy Kim

Jimmy Kim

Locations & Catering Co-Chair

John Kim

John Kim

Watchmaker's Apprentice | E-Commerce

Kaloyan Todorov

Kaloyan Todorov

Senior Data Scientist at Fama Technologies Inc.

Nilesh DSouza

Nilesh DSouza

Food/ Beverages Co-Chair

Oszie Tarula

Oszie Tarula

Food/Beverages Chair

Ravin Kumar

Ravin Kumar

Registration Co-Chair

Rich Ung

Rich Ung

Data Engineer at DTCI

Ruben Barrios

Ruben Barrios

Compliance Auditor at Allied Global

Sanjeev Sehgal

Sanjeev Sehgal

SVP at Satwic

Spencer Huang

Spencer Huang

Sponsors Co-Chair

Volunteers / 2017 Volunteers

Aaron Zira

Aaron Zira

Data Scientist at Scribie

Abbass Sharif

Abbass Sharif

Academic Director, MS in Business Analytics Program at USC

Abraham Elmahrek

Abraham Elmahrek

First Employee at FOSSA, Inc.

Alain Mbuku

Alain Mbuku

Member Technology Specialist at WeWork

Alvin Thai

Alvin Thai

Data Scientist at Galvanize

Aman Mathur

Aman Mathur

Data Science Engineer at SnackNation

Amee Lord

Amee Lord

Talent Acquisition Manager at iSpace

Angela Chung

Angela Chung

Biotech Research Analyst at XCG Design Corp

Angelina Ha

Angelina Ha

Director, Platform Solutions Global Center Of Excellence at SAP

Anna Rezhko

Anna Rezhko

IT Support Specialist at Life Sciences Computing Group

Anthony James

Anthony James

Data Scientist at Southern California Edison

Anya Singer

Anya Singer

MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson

Arjun Mahajan

Arjun Mahajan

Client Principal at Bitwise Inc

Armen Donigian

Armen Donigian

Lead Data Engineer at ZestFinance

Arnold Borres

Arnold Borres

Associate Software Architect at UST Global

Arti Annaswamy

Arti Annaswamy

Senior Manager, Reporting Solutions & Data Operations at WB

Asha Dasi

Asha Dasi

Senior ETL Engineer at UC Irvine

Austin Clements

Austin Clements

Senior Associate at TenOneTen Ventures

Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker

Sales Development Representative at Qubole

Bob Newstadt

Bob Newstadt

Director of Business Intelligence at HopSkipDrive

Brandon Brooks

Brandon Brooks

Technical Recruiter at Teradata

Brian Song

Brian Song

Lead Systems Engineer at US Navy, Space and Missile Systems Center

Charalampos (Harry) Papadimitriou

Charalampos (Harry) Papadimitriou

Data Scientist at DataScience.com

Cheng (Jimmy) Chen

Cheng (Jimmy) Chen

Data Analytics Intern at Disney

Chita Oje

Chita Oje

Programmer & Systems Analyst at UCLA Extension

Chulhee Lee

Chulhee Lee

Student, MA Applied Math at CSU, Fullerton

Clarissa Pinto Ribeiro

Clarissa Pinto Ribeiro

Technical Recruiter at Crescent Solutions

Crystian Marron

Crystian Marron

Student at CSU, Channel Islands

David Harnick-Shapiro

David Harnick-Shapiro

Data Engineering Consultant

Diane Craig

Diane Craig

System Business Analyst

Earl Cooke

Earl Cooke

Business Partner Lead - Space Systems at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

Ella Foux

Ella Foux

Sr. Program Manager at Cornerstone OnDemand

Elysia Oh

Elysia Oh

Business Analyst at Mitchell Madison Group

Emma Freeman

Emma Freeman

Data Science Teaching Assistant at General Assembly

Eric Pan

Eric Pan

Summer Life Science Analyst (Intern) at DeciBio

Eyal Yurman

Eyal Yurman

DBA & Big Data Engineer at AOL

Fangzhao Si

Fangzhao Si

Retail Associate at Peet's Coffee

Frank Solomon

Frank Solomon

Chief Blogger at bitvectors.blogspot.com

Gina Escobar

Gina Escobar

Data Science Intern at Valor Water Analytics, Inc.

Girlie Salgueiro

Girlie Salgueiro

Co-Founder at Oodon: The Never-Ending Comic Con

Greg Sweeney

Greg Sweeney

Enterprise Software Leader at TechTrends.biz

Guru Palanisamy

Guru Palanisamy

IT Specialist at Souther California Edison

Hassan Afzal

Hassan Afzal

Business Analyst & MBA Candidate at ISU

Hilary Primack

Hilary Primack

Associate Director, MS In BA Program At USC

Hina Fatima

Hina Fatima

Computer Science Graduate Student at USC

Humberto Zuniga

Humberto Zuniga

Sr. Product Owner at Disney

Ivan Bermudez

Ivan Bermudez

Director, Client Solutions at Cognizant

Janice Lee

Janice Lee

MBA Candidate at UCLA Anderson

Jason Brancazio

Jason Brancazio

Software Engineer, Data Services at Red Bull Media House

Jay Talaviya

Jay Talaviya

Manager, Enterprise Data at Cox Automotive

Jennifer So

Jennifer So

Avionics Systems Engineer at Boeing

Jenny Wang

Jenny Wang

Data Wrangler at Koss REsource

Jerry Power

Jerry Power

Executive Director, CTM at USC

Jerry Tsai

Jerry Tsai

Data Scientist

Jessica Santana

Jessica Santana

Founder & CEO at LS Lab Media

Jim Morales

Jim Morales

Lead Data Warehouse Engineer at Cox Automotive

Jimmy Kim

Jimmy Kim

Enterprise Account Executive at Spectrum Enterprise

John Kim

John Kim

VP, Operations at Captive Eight

John Shojaei

John Shojaei

Data Engineer at Ingram Micro

Juan Carreno

Juan Carreno

Consultant at Softech and Associates Inc

Julian Haft

Julian Haft

Associate Data Engineer at Disney ABC Television Group

Justin Javier

Justin Javier

Data Analyst at Kaiser Permanente

Kaloyan Todorov

Kaloyan Todorov

Senior Data Scientist at Fama

Karen Simmons

Karen Simmons

Sr. Director, Enterprise Data Services at KBB

Kevin Coyle

Kevin Coyle

Data Science Teaching Assistant at General Assembly

Kimberly Co

Kimberly Co

Sales Operations Analyst at Boston Scientific Neuromodulation

Kingshuk Chatterjee

Kingshuk Chatterjee

CTO at Cerebro Solutions Inc

Lex Collette

Lex Collette

Research Fellow, Swarm Robotics at CSU-Channel Islands

Lisa Tse

Lisa Tse

GIS Analyst at CalTrans

Luis Torres

Luis Torres

Student at CSU, Channel Islands

Manish Dwibedy

Manish Dwibedy

Graduate student at USC

Marc Waddell

Marc Waddell

Owner at Trademark Artists

Margaret Chang

Margaret Chang

Support Analyst at Cornerstone OnDemand

Marianda Dong

Marianda Dong

Student at University of California, Irvine

Martha Wolnicki

Martha Wolnicki

Summer Life Science Analyst Intern at DeciBio

Mehul Merchant

Mehul Merchant

Sr. Executive at Aptude

Melissa Paloma

Melissa Paloma

Project Engineer at Romeo Power

Mike Rose

Mike Rose

Telecommunications/Tech Support

Miten Bhatt

Miten Bhatt

Director at Aviana Global

Nancy Chansavang

Nancy Chansavang

Web Developer at Ensign Services

Nandan Chandrashekhar

Nandan Chandrashekhar

Data Scientist at DeepCurrent

Nicholas Cummings

Nicholas Cummings

Content Distribution Analyst at Shareability

Nicole Dubin

Nicole Dubin

Web Developer and Computer Science Student at CSU - Channel Islands

Nilesh Dsouza

Nilesh Dsouza

Sr. Data/ Business Analyst at Molina Healthcare

Nithin Reddy

Nithin Reddy

Senior Software Engineer at Enplug, Inc.

Oswald Jones

Oswald Jones

Lead Engineer at Griddy

Oszie Tarula

Oszie Tarula

Digital Media Director at UCLA

Paul Rusk

Paul Rusk

Senior Account Executive at Rimini Street

Prathibha Muralidharan

Prathibha Muralidharan

Graduate Student at USC

Raj Babu

Raj Babu

CEO at Agilisium

Rajeev Mehrotra

Rajeev Mehrotra

Director of Data Engineering at LegalZoom

Ravin Kumar

Ravin Kumar

Supply Chain Systems Engineer II at SpaceX

Rich Ung

Rich Ung

Data Engineer at Disney ABC Television Group

Richard Ye

Richard Ye

Associate Software Engineer at Riot Games

Ruben Barrios

Ruben Barrios

Datawarehouse Analyst at Tigo Guatemala

Ruchi Singh

Ruchi Singh

Global Information Security Analyst Intern at Disney

Saavi Gupta

Saavi Gupta

Datascience Intern at Netgear

Sabitha Arputham

Sabitha Arputham

Software Professional

Sabrina Xie

Sabrina Xie

Universal Store Guardians Teams at Microsoft

Sanjeev Sehgal

Sanjeev Sehgal

SVP Sales Satwic

Saritha Ivaturi

Saritha Ivaturi

Director of Data Systems at Dollar Shave Club

Sean Randle

Sean Randle

Scrum Master at Independent Consulting

Shehreen Dheda

Shehreen Dheda

Data Platforms Trainer at Qubole

Siddharth Jain

Siddharth Jain

MS in Business Analytics at USC Marshall

Siva Kumar Rajagopal

Siva Kumar Rajagopal

Sr. Data Acquisition Specialist at FNG

Sonali Galhotra

Sonali Galhotra

Technical Project Manager at Sony Pictures

Sooraj Akkammaddam

Sooraj Akkammaddam

ETL Architect at Core Digital Media

Spencer Huang

Spencer Huang

Director, Strategic Accounts at Qubole

Stefanie Davis

Stefanie Davis

Business Intelligence Consultant at Claraview, a division of Teradata

Stevie Rhim

Stevie Rhim

Applications Engineer at Infineon Technologies

Subash D’Souza

Subash D’Souza

Director of Big Data at Warner Bros

Suryakiran George

Suryakiran George

Graduate Student at USC

Susan Kelley

Susan Kelley

Semantic Web Researcher

Swapnil Kanani

Swapnil Kanani

Tech Lead at eInfoChips

Sylvia Tran

Sylvia Tran

Data Scientist at Gracenote

Tianyi Deng

Tianyi Deng

Designer at RTKL

Tiffany Tse

Tiffany Tse

Front End Engineer at Stainless Code

Tony DiPietra

Tony DiPietra

Data Science Manager at loanDepot

Travis Huang

Travis Huang

Data Scientist at AlgoLIFT

Wei Qi

Wei Qi

MBA Candidate at the University of San Diego

William Rivera

William Rivera

Full Stack Developer in Residence at Coding Dojo

Xi Wang

Xi Wang

Senior Data Scientist at Fama

Xu Liu

Xu Liu

Graduate Student at UCLA

Yuan Ma

Yuan Ma

Student at UCLA

Yvonne Coit

Yvonne Coit

Director at Capgemini

Zia Khan

Zia Khan

VP Business Development at Allsite IT