StampedeCon 2013 Announces Speaking Lineup Walmart, Ford Motor Company, Deloitte, Riot Games and other experts to discuss Big Data challenges and solutions StampedeCon 2013 Business Wire ST. LOUIS -- April 29, 2013 StampedeCon 2013, the national Big Data conference hosted in St. Louis, is announcing its conference agenda for this summer’s event. The conference will bring some of the industry’s most advanced use cases together demonstrating the impact of Big Data and providing in-depth analysis of tools. “Big Data is growing exponentially. Understanding how to control the amount of data available and create a strategy to leverage it is vital to today’s workplace,” said Gary Stiehr, StampedeCon organizer. “Companies without an understanding of Big Data are at a severe disadvantage in today’s marketplace. StampedeCon’s goal is to provide that knowledge to everyone.” StampedeCon runs July 30-31. The first day will provide insight into developing data and analytics strategies. The second day presents a view into the technologies available to implement data and analytics strategies. StampedeCon 2013 training partners include Cloudera and Inferology. On July 29^th, Inferology is offering a pre-conference course on NoSQL databases. On August 1^st, Cloudera is offering post-conference training workshops on Hadoop, Hive and Pig. StampedeCon features presentations benefiting both seasoned IT professionals and those getting started with Big Data. The agenda includes twelve speakers and a panel discussion, with the following agenda highlights: Big Data Analytics: Inside and Out Michael Cavaretta, Ford Motor Company Cavaretta will present three areas of opportunity for Big Data Analytics: improving internal processing, understanding customers though external data (including social) and vehicle sensor networks. The presentation will include tips for starting your own Big Data projects. Big Data at Riot Games Jerome Boulon, Riot Games Riot Games sought to understand and improve the player experience for its 32 million users. Boulon will review the challenges they faced creating a Big Data infrastructure that delivers the ability to provide continued insight. Five Trends in Analytics… How to Take Advantage Today John Lucker, Deloitte Consulting Lucker will discuss the latest advancements in the world of analytics and offer strategies for tapping into their potential. The topic areas include visualization and design, mobile analytics and strategy analytics. Big Data, Big Law Anthony Martin, Walmart This presentation will tell the story of one global, multi-channel company’s walk through the increasingly complicated legal, compliance security maze while trying to recognize the implicit value of Big Data programs. For information on other speakers and a complete agenda, visit http://stampedecon.com/agenda/. To become a sponsor, contact events@StampedeCon.com. StampedeCon sponsors currently include IBM, Cloudera, EMC Isilon and Washington University’s Center for the Application of Information Technology (CAIT). About Us StampedeCon is a Big Data conference hosted in St. Louis, the fastest-growing tech city in the US. Providing education for both novice IT professionals and Big Data veterans is at the heart of StampedeCon. To learn more about StampedeCon, visit http://stampedecon.com and connect with StampedeCon on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter. To register, visit http://stampedecon.com/register/. Contact: StampedeCon Justin Clerc, 800-652-6014 email@example.com
StampedeCon 2013 Announces Speaking Lineup
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