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Big Data Analytics - Utilizing NoSQL and Visualization Technologies

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Join the Silicon Valley NOSQL Meetup Group at NoSQL Now! at the San Jose Convention Center for a panel discussion on: Big Data Analytics - Utilizing NoSQL and Visualization Technologies. Participate in an engaging panel discussion with Objectivity/InfiniteGraph, Couchbase, Keylines and Tom Sawyer Software, moderated by famed author Dan McCreary.

The discussion will focus on the flexibility, features and benefits of different NoSQL databases for storing and accessing Big Data quickly and how they work with visualization companies to develop reports/dashboards to view the information queried so that businesses can maximize that information to improve ROI and turn their Big Data into Smart Data.

Sponsored by Dataversity, Objectivity and Couchbase
Snacks and Beverages will be provided by NoSQL Now Conference

When: Weds, August 21st, 2013

Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Networking, Exhibits and Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm – 8 pm Panel - Big Data Analytics Utilizing NoSQL and Visualization Technologies

Location: Ballroom 210CG next to the Exhibits Floor (closest to Market Street/Marriott entrance)

Please RSVP with your full name, organization and email address. All meetup RSVP’s will be offered:

· Free entry to the Exhibits which opens at 1pm

· One free drink at the cocktail reception

· Book giveaways

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Parking directions: . The event location is closest to Market Street/Marriott entrance.

Rahim Yaseen , Vice-President Product Development , Couchbase
Yaseen is senior vice president of product development for Couchbase, responsible for advancing the company's NoSQL technology leadership, including the company's flagship NoSQL database offering, Couchbase Server. Prior to joining Couchbase, Yaseen served as vice president of engineering at Oracle Corporation where he led the development of Core Fusion CRM frameworks, including the Fusion CRM SaaS programming model for extensibility; the mobile, Outlook and predictive analytics frameworks; the contact center framework; and the Customer Center and Order Management applications. Prior to Oracle, Yaseen held executive engineering positions at SAP, Siebel and CMGI/AdForce. As a vice president at SAP, Yaseen led the technical and strategic direction for SAP’s Next Generation Architecture and Platform working in the office of the CTO. Yaseen holds six technical patents spanning the areas of database, workflow and mobile focused on platforms and frameworks. Yaseen earned a Ph.D. (EE/CSE) from the University of Florida, specializing in database systems.

Leon Guzenda, Founder, Objectivity
Leon Guzenda was one of the founding members of Objectivity in 1988 and one of the original architects of Objectivity/DB. He currently works with Objectivity’s major customers to help them effectively develop and deploy complex applications and systems that use the industry’s highest-performing, most reliable DBMS technology, Objectivity/DB. He also liaises with technology partners and industry groups to help ensure that Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph remain at the forefront of database and distributed computing technology. Leon has more than 35 years’ experience in the software industry. At Automation Technology Products, he managed the development of the ODBMS for the Cimplex solid modeling and numerical control system. Before that, he was Principal Project Director for International Computers Ltd. in the United Kingdom, delivering major projects for NATO and leading multinationals. He was also design and development manager for ICL’s 2900 IDMS product. He spent the first 7 years of his career working in defense and government systems. Leon has a B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Wales.

Corey Lanum, Manager, North America, Keylines
Corey has managed the technical and business relationships with dozens of the largest defense and intelligence agencies in North America, in addition to working with many security and anti-fraud organizations in private industry. With 14 years of data visualization and data analytics experience, Corey has a diverse background working on big data initiatives and implementing proven solutions that provide customers with key insights into their data.

Jin Kim, VP of Product Marketing, Tom Sawyer Software
Jin oversees Tom Sawyer Software's global product marketing efforts across all product lines. His responsibilities include developing and executing product and go-to-market strategies.
Jin has been involved in data analytics, data integration, visual analysis, artificial intelligence, and data architectures for over 20 years. Over his career, Jin has held various executive leadership positions in business strategy, corporate development, product management, technology strategy, and marketing with both established and startup companies such as Vitria, Tactica, Mentor Graphics, PI Systems, Digital Equipment, Intel and Trimeter.
Jin holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dan McCreary
Dan is an enterprise data architect and author specializing in emerging database technologies. He has worked at Bell Labs, with Steve Job’s at NeXT Computer as well as founding his own consulting firm of over 75 people. His background includes topics such as high performance computing, programming languages, databases and XML standards. He has published articles on the semantic web, metadata registries, US Federal XML standards, XForms, XQuery and XRX. He is a co-author of the book “Making Sense of NoSQL” by Manning Publications.