Past Meetup

21st Big Data London Meetup (co-located at Strata Conference London)

This Meetup is past

400 people went


Latest speaker announced for our next meet-up at Strata Conference Europe.

Steve Watt, Chief Architect, Hadoop and Big Data at Red Hat speaking about "Hadoop Analytics on your data in place"

Steve Watt leads engineering for the Hadoop and Big Data program at Red Hat. Most recently Steve has been focusing on Hadoop Interoperability and better enabling Hadoop support for alternative filesystems. Prior to Red Hat, Steve spent 2 years at Hewlett-Packard, first co-founding the Hadoop business and then leading engineering as the Hadoop CTO. Prior to HP, Steve was at IBM for 10 years where he created IBMs first Hadoop Distribution and was part of the team that built BigSheets, the first spreadsheet interface for Hadoop.

Previously announced speakers are:

- Brian Knox, Principal Architect, Talksum speaking about "Cross-domain Data Management"

Brian Knox is the principal architect at Talksum where he focuses on real-time data routing and analysis. Brian has over 20 years of experience as a systems/data architect with expertise in high-speed messaging, service delivery, operations management, systems integration, and distributed processing. Most recently, Brian has served in the roles as principal architect and database engineer for large-scale infrastructures and service delivery companies, including AOL. In addition, he has also focused on large-scale filtering technologies and data management for other successful start-up companies such as SurfControl and others.

- Shay Banon, CTO, ElasticSearch

Shay Banon is the creator of Elasticsearch, the open source, distributed, RESTful, search and analytics engine. Before creating Elasticsearch, Shay spent nearly a decade building complex distributed systems and open source search solutions.