Data Science Speakers

Milind Bhandarkar Chief scientist

Dr. Milind Bhandarkar was the founding member of the team at Yahoo! that took Apache Hadoop from 20-node prototype to datacenter-scale production system, and has been contributing and working with Hadoop since version 0.1.0.

Anna V. Andreeva Chief analyst

Anna V. Andreev graduated from the Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, specialty "Mathematical Methods in Economics" in 2008.

Michael Howard Vice president marketing

With over twenty years of experience in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, Michael is responsible for the development of Greenplum’s marketing strategy.

Matthew Bagwell Global Creative Director

Matthew Bagwell is the Global Creative Director at EMC Consulting. As such, Matthew leads the consultancies' Global Strategy, Planning and Design capabilities, working with clients to help them to create and deliver the appropriate and delightful digital experiences across channels, platforms and devices.

Prof. Nigel Shadbolt Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Nigel Shadbolt is Professor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the University of Southampton and Head of the Web and Internet Science Group. He is a Director of the Web Science Trust, and of the Web Foundation - both organisations have a common commitment to advance our understanding of the Web and promote the Web's positive impact on society.

Mike Ferguson Managing Director

Mike Ferguson is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited. As an analyst and consultant he specialises in business intelligence, data management and enterprise business integration.

Sean Gourley Co-founder and CTO

Sean Gourley's twin passions are physics (working on nanoscale blue-light lasers and self-assembled quantum nanowires) and politics (he once ran for a national elected office back home in New Zealand).

Peter Hinssen Chairman

Peter Hinssen is one of Europe's thought leaders on the impact of technology on our society. He has a focus on the consumer adoption of technology, on the impact of the networked digital society and on the alignment between business and IT.

Marcus Du Sautoy Mathematician

Marcus du Sautoy, OBE, is the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. Formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, and Wadham College, he is now a Fellow of New College. He is currently an EPSRC Senior Media Fellow and was previously a Royal Society University Research Fellow.

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