How Apache Spark will disrupt the Media Industry

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The digital revolution is changing how we Live, Play, Learn and Work. Digital companies are disrupting industries at an alarming rate and many companies are faced with transforming their business to survive. Some technologies have been behind digital disruption, like the smart phone and the internet but what is next? In Media, consumers continue to demand personalized experiences tailored to their interest. Is Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence the next wave of disruption? Open Source Apache Spark is leading the way to deliver personalized solutions using Open Source Big Data technologies like Machine Learning. Attend this meetup and learn more about what is Apache Spark and why you should pay attention.


Carlo Appugliese is Big Data evangelist for IBM with expertise in open source Apache Spark and Hadoop. Carlo is a technologist with a track record of leveraging emerging technology to drive business transformation and innovation. Carlo has held previous positions as a Computer Programmer, Manager of Application Development and Director of Innovation.