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Strata Data Conference covers entire data ecosystem

Press release: April 21, 2017

Sebastopol, CAStrata Data Conference explores the entire range of big data tools and technologies 22-25 May, 2017 at ExCeL London. Strata offers a deep dive into emerging techniques and technologies, with a laser-sharp focus on how to use data to shape critical decisions across disciplines and industries—from finance and smart cities to retail and government. The data industry keeps growing, and Strata Data Conference has grown with it by adding new content to reflect current challenges, including security, ubiquitous computing, collaboration, reproducibility, new interfaces, emerging architecture, machine data, and much more. Cloudera and O'Reilly present Strata, formerly known as Strata + Hadoop World and now the largest data conference series in the world.

A new Strata Business Summit enriches Strata's program this year. Tailored for executives, business leaders, and strategists, Strata Business Summit presents case studies and executive briefings showing how some of the world's leading companies, such as Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Google, Transport for London, and easyJet build modern data strategies with game-changing technologies and their business applications. Exclusive executive briefings also cover topics such as artificial intelligence, cloud strategy, predictive, self-service and advanced analytics, data governance and evolving privacy legislation, dealing with device data, and analytics centers of excellence. The Business Summit runs 23-25 May and includes Strata's keynotes.

Chairs Doug Cutting, Roger Magoulas, and Alistair Croll, together with Program Development Director Ben Lorica, have created a program around the most challenging problems, intriguing use cases, and enticing opportunities in data today. Featured speakers include:

  • Anthony Goldbloom, Kaggle
  • Grace Huang, Pinterest
  • Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Media
  • Megan Lucero, Bureau of Investigative Journalism
  • Zya Ma, Intel Corp
  • Miriam Redi, Bell Labs Cambridge, UK
  • M. C. Srivas, Uber
  • Sherry Moore, Google
  • Eric Tilenius, Blue Talon
  • Alice Bentinck MBE, Entrepreneur First
  • Mikio Braun, Zalando SE
  • Eddie Copeland, Nesta
  • David Barber, Department of Computer Science, UCL
  • Aurélie Pols, Mind Your Group
  • Ben Sharma, Zaloni
  • Carme Artigas, Synergic Partners

Registration remains open, and a limited number of media passes remain available for qualified journalists and analysts. For more information or to request an interview, please contact

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