Big Data Innovation Summit

September 8 & 9, Boston, 2016

The Schedule

*Please note, this is subject to change

  • Data-Driven Products
  • Big Data Analytics

Day 1

08:00

Light Breakfast & Registration

08:50

Overview by Chairperson Uma Gupta

10:35

Coffee Break - Exhibition Area

12:30

Lunch

Data-Driven Products

13:30

Fast Data: A Paradigm For The Demands Of Efficient IoT Solutions

Stephen Dillon — Engineering Fellow at Schneider Electric

14:00

Innovate Predictive Modeling Solutions

Dhruv Bhargava — Global Head, Data Science at Zynga

14:30

Big Data -- Privacy and Inference

Micah Altman — Director, Research at MIT

15:00

How to do Better A/B tests

Vineet Abhishek — Data Scientist at Walmart Labs

15:30

Coffee Break - Exhibition Area

16:00

The Secret Sauce: Ultra Low-Latency Analytics for Market Research

Nataraj Dasgupta — Former Lead, Big Data Analytics at Purdue Pharma

16:30

Deriving Insights from Review Text at TripAdvisor

Craig Schmidt — Principal Software Engineer at TripAdvisor

17:00

Networking Drinks Reception

Big Data Analytics

13:30

Making Data-Driven Decisions for Long-Term Product Success

Ahmad Anvari — Head of Analytics, Instagram at Workplace by Facebook

14:00

Real Time Anomaly Detection & Analytics for Digital Business

Uri Maoz — Head of Product at Anodot

14:30

The Strategy for Delivery of Data Strategy

Ashish Lahoti — SVP Head of Data at Wells Fargo

15:00

Using Big Data for Improving Connecting the Unconnected and Improving Network Planning

Ashish Kelkar — Director, Operations at Workplace by Facebook

15:30

Coffee Break - Exhibition Area

16:00

Empowering Marketing Through Data

Radha Subramanyam — President, Res. & Analytics at iHeartMedia

16:30

Developing Capabilities to Enable Data Democratization

Indrasis Mondal — Product Management at Getty Images

17:00

Networking Drinks - Exhibition Area

  • Big Data Strategy
  • Data Science & Machine Learning

Day 2

08:00

Light Breakfast & Registration

08:50

Overview by Chairperson Uma Gupta

10:30

Coffee Break - Exhibition Area

12:30

Lunch

Big Data Strategy

13:30

Applying Occam’s Razor to Big Data

Christopher Steger — Senior Manager, Product at Netflix

14:00

Data Strategy: Change Management For Quality Control

Thomas Beach — Senior Advisor, Big Data at USPTO

14:30

Managing and Growing Data at Cloud Scale

Mehdi Muntazir — Head of Data Science at Microsoft

15:00

Lessons Learned from a Real-World Implementation of User Behavioral Analytics

Kurt Lieber — Director, Security at Aetna

Data Science & Machine Learning

13:30

Rethinking A/B Testing with Bandit Algorithms

Frank Lo — Director, Data Science at Wayfair.com

14:00

The Nuanced Audience: Harnessing Data To Understand Emotion

Sophie Coleman — VP, Data Strategy at ESPN

14:30

Building Signal-Driven Applications At Scale

Lindsay Silver — Sr. Director, Data Technology at Condé Nast

15:00

Architecture For Discovering Tags In Content: Combining Folksonomies & Automatic Tag Extraction For Organizing Content

Debora Donato — Director, R&D at Mix Tech

* Please note that due to the busy schedules and work priorities of our speakers, the schedule is subject to change - we will always endeavour to find a suitable replacement wherever possible. Left_double_arrowBack