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Press Release: August 1, 2018

O'Reilly and Cloudera Announce Lineup for Strata Data Conference, New York 2018

Conference Explores Data-Driven Business Innovation through Best-In-Class Speaker Lineup, Strata Business Summit, Findata Day and More

Boston, MAO’Reilly, the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, and Cloudera today announced the lineup of speakers presenting at the Strata Data Conference, taking place from September 11-13 in New York City. The event brings together data's most influential business decision makers, strategists, architects, developers and analysts to discuss the most important and emerging trends in the data industry.

Running concurrently to the conference is the Strata Business Summit, which includes detailed case studies and informative sessions for business leaders across all industries, featuring a hand-picked lineup of executive briefings on key issues in data. Attendees will gain practical knowledge about building strategies and data-driven business models. Additionally, on September 11, O'Reilly will host Findata Day, which will explore data technologies transforming the financial industry for bankers, analysts, entrepreneurs, financiers and technologists alike.

Program Chairs Ben Lorica, chief data scientist at O'Reilly, Doug Cutting, chief architect at Cloudera and Alistair Croll, entrepreneur, present a conference program that covers the entire range of big data tools, technologies and hot topics such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Keynote speakers include:

"The data industry is growing fast, and Strata Data Conference has grown right along with it,” said Lorica. “We've added new sessions and tracks to reflect challenges that have emerged in the data field, including security, ubiquitous computing, collaboration, reproducibility, new interfaces, emerging architecture and more, making it the premier data event of the year.”

Conference registration is now open, and a limited number of media passes are available for qualified journalists and analysts. For questions regarding media credentials, contact maureen@oreilly.com; for media queries or scheduling interviews, contact OReilly@famapr.com. Follow @strataconf or #StrataData on Twitter for the latest news and updates.

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