Unprecedented computing power and connectivity are bringing new layers of experience to our lives: a change that brings both opportunity and the challenge of new technologies and skills. The future belongs to those who understand how to collect and use their data successfully.
Strata Conference offers the nuts-and-bolts of building a data-driven business—the latest on the skills, tools, and technologies you need to make data work.
It's not just about faster and cheaper. Data is changing the definition of computing, infusing new layers of experience and understanding into our lives. Data presents fresh opportunities, and the challenge of new technologies and skills.
From mobile to cloud and beyond, powerful and readily available computing resources are fueling an explosion in our ability to create, consume, process, and package information. New techniques in data processing enable us to transform and analyze at scale, and with unprecedented agility. The intersection of technology, math, and entertainment gives us new ways to visualize, experience, and interact with a world of information.
From big data to augmented reality and beyond, Strata will be at the center of the way computing is changing for practitioners, enterprises, and the individual.
Strata is becoming the defining conference for the layered world of everything data.
Strata Conference is for developers, data scientists, data analysts, and other data professionals, including:
Strata attendees have job titles including:
Bioinformatics scientist; Business Process Analyst; CEO, COO, Chief Architect, Chief Creative Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Data Scientist, CIO/CTO, Computational Information Designer, Data Architect, Mining Engineer, Modeling Manager, Ops Manager; Director of Analytics, Business Development, Core Engineering, Consumer Web Development, International Research, Predictive Analytics and Optimization, Product Planning; Enterprise Architect; Founder; Manager of IT Metrics, Product Development, Technology Innovation, Web Systems; Managing Director; Partner; President; Principal; Principal Analyst,Engineer, Staff Research Engineer; Product Architect; Quantitative Analyst; Quantitative User Experience Researcher; Research Engineer; Research Systems Analyst; Search Quality Analyst; Senior Analytic Scientist, Director, Information Architect, Product Manager, Research Systems Analyst, Software Engineer, Statistician, Systems Engineer, Technologist; Software Architect and Development Manager; Solutions Architect; Sr. Technical Manager - Data Warehouse; User Experience Product Manager; Venture Partner; Vice Presidents of Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Numerics, Engineering, R&D, Platform, Business Development/Strategy, Marketing Analytics, and Product Development; and more.
Strata brings together representatives from companies and organizations such as:
1010data, 10gen/MongoDB, Acxiom, Amazon, American Public Media, Analog Software, AOL, Apple, Artemis Financial Group, ATT Interactive, Bioanalytical Computing, Booz Allen Hamilton, California Watch, Calpont, Canon, Capital IQ, CareerBuilder.com, Carfax, Center for Investigative Reporting, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Clear Capital, Cloudera, Couchbase, Cray, DataMeer, DataRaker, DataSift, DataStax, Digital Reasoning, EMC, Esri, Facebook, Factual, Federal Reserve Board, Gartner, Google, Greylock Partners, Groupon, HPCC Systems, IBM, Macmillan, MarkLogic, McLaren Applied Technologies, Merck & Co., Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, National Instruments Corporation, NetApp, Netflix, New Scientist, Nokia, Oracle, Orange Labs, Orbitz Worldwide, PatientsLikeMe, Pentaho, Public Library of Sciences, Quest Software, Qwest, Rackspace Hosting, Raytheon/JPL, Sephora, Shared Learning, Shopzilla, Starcom Worldwide, Survey Sampling International, SVB Financial Group, Teradata Aster, Thomson Reuters, TIS R&D Center, Trident Capital, U.C. Berkeley, UCLA, Universal Pictures International, Venrock, VMWare, Weather Trends International, Webster Clay, Wells Fargo, and more.
"Thank you for inviting me to participate in the Strata NY 2011 conference last week. It was very exciting to play a role in this very energizing conference. I wish this had all been around when we were developing Kepler! I thank you for the opportunity to familiarize myself with the people and the technologies leading the way for similar problems in industry. I now know where to turn for ideas about how to best meet these challenges. I also want to reiterate that this was the best organized conference I have ever attended. It's no wonder that you and your organization are so successful. Thank you again for the opportunity to speak at this amazing conference and I hope to share even more exciting news from Kepler with you at some time in the future." —Jon Jenkins, SETI Institute Senior Research Scientist
is program chair for Strata and the O'Reilly Open Source Convention. A technologist and writer, he also leads the design and implementation of conference software at O'Reilly. Edd was the editor of XML.com for many years, and program chair for the XML Europe and XTech conferences.
has been an entrepreneur, author, and public speaker for nearly 20 years. He’s worked on a variety of topics, from web performance, to big data, to cloud computing, to startups, in that time. In 2001, he co-founded web performance startup Coradiant (acquired by BMC in 2011), and since that time has also launched Rednod, CloudOps, Bitcurrent, Year One Labs, the Bitnorth conference, the International Startup Festival and several other early-stage companies.
Alistair is the chair of O’Reilly’s Strata conference; Techweb's Cloud Connect; and the International Startup Festival. He's written four books on analytics, technology, and entrepreneurship, including the best-selling Lean Analytics which is being translated into eight languages. He lives in Montreal, Canada and tries to mitigate chronic ADD by writing about far too many things at Solve For Interesting.
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