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Press Release: September 8, 2011

Data, Data, Everywhere -- More Data Stars to Speak at O'Reilly Strata in NYC

Sebastopol, CA, September 8, 2011—If you're ready to thrive in the harsh light of data, you want to hear the speakers at O'Reilly's Strata Jumpstart, Strata Summit, and Strata Conference during a full week of critical events, strategy, and conversations September 19-23 in New York City. The data revolution is here, and the future belongs to those who make data work. O'Reilly Media has invited a week's worth of data experts who can show you what that future looks like.

Strata Jumpstart, September 19, is an intense, day-long deep dive that lays out how the data deluge is transforming every aspect of business. New additions to the Strata Jumpstart program include:

  • Kathryn Dekas (Google)
  • Umair Haque (Havas Media Lab, HBR)
  • Michael Hugos (Center for Systems Innovation [c4si])
  • Panagiotis Ipeirotis (New York University)
  • James Kobielus (Forrester Research, Inc.)
  • Michael Nelson (Leading Edge Forum (CSC))
  • Cathy O'Neil (Intent Media)
  • DJ Patil (Greylock Partners)
  • Register

    Strata Summit, September 20-21, offers two days on the essential high-level strategies for succeeding with data, delivered by the business and technology pioneers already leading the way. Recent additions to the Strata Summit program include:

  • Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
  • Paul DePodesta (New York Mets)
  • Carole Post (City of New York)
  • Darrell Issa (United States House of Representatives)
  • Bradley Horowitz (Google)
  • Robert Kirkpatrick (United Nations)
  • Quentin Hardy (New York Times)
  • Marshall Kirkpatrick (ReadWriteWeb)
  • Coco Krumme (MIT Media Lab)
  • Simon Rogers (Guardian)
  • Paul Sforza (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
  • Jennifer Zeszut (Scout Labs)
  • Michael Driscoll (Metamarkets)
  • Monica Rogati (LinkedIn)
  • Jane Yakowitz (Brooklyn Law School)
  • Robert Lefkowitz (1010data)
  • Register

    Strata Conference, September 22-23, finishes the week with the nuts-and-bolts necessary to build a data-driven business. New names on the program include:

  • Jon Jenkins (NASA Kepler Mission)
  • Rachel Sterne (City of New York)
  • Jer Thorp (The New York Times)
  • Anne Wright (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Randy Lea (Teradata Corporation)
  • Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
  • Jake Porway (The New York Times)
  • Arnab Gupta (Opera Solutions)
  • If you'd like to join the luminaries who speak at Strata events, the Call for Proposals for Strata California 2012, February 28-March 1, 2012, has opened.

    Strata sponsors include Aster Data, EMC Greenplum, GE, Lexis Nexis, MarkLogic, Tableau Software, Cloudera, DataStax, Informatica, DataSift, Splunk, 1010data, Amazon Web Services, Connotate, Datameer, Impetus, Karmasphere, MapR Technologies, Pervasive, Platform Computing, Revolution Analytics, Sybase, Xeround. Media Science and Platfora.

    Follow the data conversation at #strataconf.

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