Director of Engineering, Platfora
Denise Hemke is Director of Engineering at Platfora where she manages front-end and application-tier team. The team is responsible for innovation and delivery of the customer surface area of the Platfora application, which includes rendering large scale visualizations. These visualizations are what give Platfora customers key business insights and provide analysts and data scientists visibility into the... Read More →
Founder and CEO, Deep Forest Media
Naghi has over a decade of experience building large scale systems using advanced data mining and machine learning to solve high impact business problems in search and online advertising. Prior to Deep Forest, Naghi was the CTO of Tapjoy and an advisor to several startups. Prior to that, he was VP of Engineering for the online ad network Turn, VP of Engineering at Verity, and Director of Analytics at Oracle. Naghi got his EE degree from IIT... Read More →
Director, Product Marketing, Hortonworks
Jim is a recovering developer, professional marketer and amateur photographer with nearly twenty years experience building products and developing emerging technologies. During his career, he has brought multiple products to market in a variety of fields, including data loss prevention, master data management and now big data. At Hortonworks, Jim is focused on accelerating the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop.