Join George Firican, Director of Data Data Governance & Business Intelligence at UBC and Marcus Wong, Customer Success Manager at Keboola (www.keboola.com) to discuss the importance of data quality & governance and how ETL automation can help improve data quality, workflow efficiencies and increase user trust.
** Speakers **
Marcus Wong has worked at Keboola for 6 years, 5 of which were spent working on implementations of Keboola and GoodData. Over the 6 years, Marcus has worked on tens of projects alongside various clients to ensure their data implementation is successful and seamless. He has been the main lead on two projects with Computer Science Corporation (CSC) and Firehouse Subs which have collectively won 3 awards for technology innovation. Now as a Customer Success Manager, Marcus works on strategic planning with Keboola customers.
George Firican is the director of data governance and business intelligence at the University of British Columbia - DAE. As a passionate advocate for the importance of data, he founded www.lightsondata.com, he is a frequent conference speaker, advises organizations about how to treat data as an asset, and shares practical takeaways on various sites, social media, and publications.
** Sponsors **
Special thanks to Brainstation (http://bit.ly/2HkG1sL) for hosting the event. BrainStation's data-driven learning platform, provides an unmatched online training experience, allowing you to attend live lectures, collaborate with professionals around the world, and get immediate feedback from Instructors.
** Cost **
The cost is a five dollar donation to Covenant House Vancouver at the door. Since we started this Meetup, attendees have donated over $500 dollars to help Vancouver's homeless youth.
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