New York, NYUSA
November 12, 2012
I believe it's the new frontier. My 17 years of experience in banking showed me that politics and ignorance of the power of data can keep it from achieving its potential. I think this is the biggest hurdle facing the technology -- getting to the business guys, not the IT department, to open their eyes to how this is the most important shift in their business in the past decade.
Seeking employment. Looking for a role that leverages Big Data. I'm a hacker in the Joe Hellerstein sense of the word, but one that has experience on the business side and is comfortable speaking to C-level management.
Former analyst at an investment bank with a technology background trying to change careers. Big data noobie hoping to network and, if possible, add value. Got here through DataGotham.