Schedule: Panel sessions

Location: Westside Ballroom
Robert Kirkpatrick (United Nations), Jane Yakowitz (Brooklyn Law School), Bill Hoffman (World Economic Forum)
Personal data is a an exploding asset class that is currently not being leveraged to inform public policy decisions or mitigate risk. This panel, sponsored by United Nations Global Pulse, will examine the value of private sector data and consider some of the challenges inherent its use. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Moderated by:
Marshall Kirkpatrick (Little Bird)
Panelists:
Francis Irving (ScraperWiki Ltd.), Jeff Jarvis (Buzzmachine.com), Michael Nelson (Microsoft Corporation), Simon Rogers (Guardian)
The data age is having a radical effect on investigative journalism. Reporters need to know how to find stories in data and social media. What are the opportunities in data for journalists, and what does the investigative reporter of tomorrow look like? Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Moderated by:
J. C. Herz (Batchtags LLC)
Panelists:
Doug Harr (Splunk Inc.), Jim Golden (Accenture), Norman Nie (Revolution Analytics)
As organizations take charge of their data—on their networks or in the cloud—the role of the CIO is changing. This panel will discuss how the shifts in the kind of business intelligence they are able and asked to provide, and shifts in the tempo of those activities, are changing their organizational role Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Moderated by:
Abhishek Mehta (Tresata)
Panelists:
Roy E. Lowrance (New York University), Richie Prager (BlackRock), Allen Weinberg (McKinsey)
Coming off the worst financial crisis of our generation, an entire industry (and the global economy) is not just rebuilding the very foundations of a robust banking system, but also rethinking the 'new normal' for Banking. Data has rapidly emerged as a key lever for this reboot. Hear from some of the leading business practitioners in the industry. Read more.
Location: Westside Ballroom
Moderated by:
David Schwab (Sierra Ventures)
Panelists:
Paul Kedrosky (Kauffman Foundation), Todd Papaioannou (Battery Ventures), Robert D Thomas (IBM Software Group), Clint Johnson (Alpine Data Labs)
Startups are in it to make money—whether by breaking even, being acquired, or finding some other exit. But for data-driven startups, turning bits into dollars can be a challenge. There are privacy issues, data ownership concerns, and questions about how to monetize the business. This panel of investors and entrepreneurs will look at strategies for generating money in data-driven startups. Read more.

Sponsors

  • Aster Data
  • EMC Greenplum
  • GE
  • Lexis Nexis
  • MarkLogic
  • Tableau Software
  • Cloudera
  • DataStax
  • Informatica
  • DataSift
  • Splunk
  • 1010data
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Connotate
  • Media-Science
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Susan Stewart at sstewart@oreilly.com

Press & Media

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