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November 12th Big Data Webinar

On November 12th join Hortonworks, HP, SAP, and American Digital for a webinar discussion on how to gain a competitive advantage and transform your business with Big Data. This webinar will highlight how you can turn raw data into insight - the insight that boosts your top and bottom lines. The raw data collected from websites, social media outreach, CRM apps, and transactional systems can be used to create a complete customer profile, improving internal operations and enhancing your competitive position.

Speakers include: 

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Grant Bodley, General Manager of Global Manufacturing Solutions, Hortonworks

As General Manager of Global Manufacturing Industry Solutions at Hortonworks, Grant Bodley brings over 25 years of manufacturing experience in working with leading Automotive, Industrial, High Tech, and Aerospace Manufacturers in leveraging Big Data Insights and high impact use-cases to transform their businesses. Prior to Hortonworks, Grant was Vice President of Manufacturing Industry Solutions at SAP for more than 10 years.

 

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Lance Roberts, VP Big Data Practice American Digital

As VP of Business Development—Big Data Practice, Lance leads a team of Big Data Consultants, Data Scientists, Data Architects and Project Managers. Lance is focused on helping his clients fully understand the value of Big Data and Analytics along with its impact on their daily operations and bottom line. In his previous role with a leading Big Data provider, he developed an ecosystem of strategic partners designed to expand the company’s offerings while driving pipeline and revenue related to Hadoop, DataStax, and SAP. Lance brings that knowledge and insight to help grow and enhance American Digital’s Big Data practice.

 

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Chris Surdak, Global Subject Matter Expert, Information Governance and eDiscovery, Hewlett Packard Inc

Christopher Surdak is an industry-recognized expert in Collaboration and Content Management, Big Data, Information Security, Regulatory Compliance, and Cloud Computing with over 20 years of professional experience. Mr. Surdak has held similar roles with other leading companies such as Accenture, Siemens, Dell and Citibank, after beginning his career with Lockheed Martin Astrospace, where he was a spacecraft systems engineer and rocket scientist.

 

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David Parker, Global Vice President, SAP

David is a Global Vice President in the SAP Platform Solutions Group and responsible for the Internet of Things go-to-market strategy. As part of his responsibilities, David regularly meets with customers to help align SAP solutions with customer IoT strategies and priorities. David is a seasoned IT professional and former senior executive at Sybase and Aleri with over 30 years of cross-industry expertise covering both business and technical areas.

 

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Bob Gourley writes on enterprise IT. He is a founder and partner at Cognitio Corp and publsher of CTOvision.com