Byron EllisJustin Langseth

Real-time Stream Processing and Visualization Using Kafka, Storm, and d3.js

Date: This event took place live on October 10 2013

Presented by: Byron Ellis, Justin Langseth

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this hands-on webcast you'll learn how LivePerson and Zoomdata perform stream processing and visualization on mobile devices of structured site traffic and unstructured chat data in real-time for business decision making. Technologies include Kafka, Storm, and d3.js for visualization on mobile devices. Byron Ellis, Data Scientist for LivePerson will join Justin Langseth of Zoomdata to discuss and demonstrate the solution. Don't miss this informative presentation.

About Justin Langseth

Justin is CEO of Zoomdata, Inc. Prior to Zoomdata, Justin was the co-founder of Clarabridge and the inventor of Clarabridge's award-winning, patented, text analytics software.

Prior to Clarabridge, Justin co-founded and was CTO of Claraview, a BI strategy and technology consultancy, which was sold to Teradata in 2008. Before founding Claraview, Justin served as founder and CTO of, a real-time data analysis and alerting subsidiary of MicroStrategy.

Prior to launching, he was a technology program manager and consultant at MicroStrategy, designing the second-generation web-based BI tool for MicroStrategy, and working with large customers on their BI deployments.

In the early 1990's Justin was active in the BBS community, and he authored and marketed the EIS-PC BBS system. Justin is an expert in text mining, specifically related to integration of unstructured content. He currently holds seven technology patents. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received an SB in Management of Information Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

About Byron Ellis

Byron Ellis is CTO of Spongecell, where he heads research and development. Prior to Spongecell, Byron served as Chief Data Scientist for LivePerson, a company that helps businesses engage in real-time customer communications. Byron also held various leadership positions at AdBrite, eventually serving as the company's CTO. Byron holds a PhD in Statistics from Harvard University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford Medical School. Byron earned a BS in Cybernetics from UCLA.

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