Data Driven NYC #49 (A FirstMark Event)

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AXA Equitable Center

787 7th Avenue · New York, NY

How to find us

AXA Auditorium, located in the lobby

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Details

SPECIAL EVENT!

This month we have:

• A longer program with an incredible list of speakers. TALKS WILL START AROUND 5:45PM (earlier than usual, for the regular attendees)

• A post-event reception upstairs in the atrium, generously sponsored by Amazon Web Services, starting around 8:15pm

Our SPEAKERS this month include, in no particular order:

• Noah Weiss, Head of Search, Learning, & Intelligence at Slack

• Praveen Murugesan, Engineering Manager at Uber (runs Hadoop infrastructure team at Uber)

• Jeremy Stanley, VP Data Science at Instacart (one-hour grocery delivery)

• Carlos Guestrin, Amazon professor of Machine Learning at the University of Washington, and Founder and CEO of Turi (fka Dato and GraphLab, ML platform, just acquired by Apple)

• Kostas Tzoumas, Founder and CEO of Data Artisans (company implementing Apache Flink, stream data processing)

In addition, we'll have a great VC panel with four data investors from the West Coast:

• Jake Flomenberg, Partner, Accel

• Mike Dauber, General Partner, Amplify Partners

• Jeff Chung, Managing Director, AME Cloud Ventures

• Aditya Singh, Partner, Foundation Capital

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Special thanks to our host AXA, which is a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management with 103 million clients, individuals and businesses, in 59 countries. AXA has been ranked the #1 insurance brand in the world for the last seven consecutive years.