On March 3, 2015, the Technology Alliance and University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering Department co-hosted a day-long event, highlighting the innovative ways that Washington companies are applying Big Data.
In addition to showcasing how data-driven insight is changing industries, attendees also learned how Washington has emerged as a leader in the growing Big Data industry, and how the state can continue to invest in creating an ecosystem for innovation.
Francois Ajenstat - Vice President of Product Management, Tableau
Dina Bass - Technology Reporter, Bloomberg News
Eric Best - Chief Marketing Officer, CommerceHub
Matthew Combe - Program Director, Seattle 2030 District
Ewan Duncan - Seattle Office Director, McKinsey & Company
Anson Fatland - Associate VP of Economic Development, Washington State University
Nick Gerner - Principal Architect, Placed
Carlos Guestrin - CEO, Dato & Amazon Professor of Machine Learning, University of Washington
Jeremy Jaech - CEO, SNUPI Technologies
Ed Lazowska - Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington
Kevin Mackey - Practice Director of Business Technology Services, Point B
Sean MacLeod - President, Stratos Product Development
Bryan Mistele - CEO, INRIX
Sean Nolan - CTO, Adaptive Biotechnologies
Joe Piper - Managing Director, Point B
Nathan Price - Associate Director, Institute for Systems Biology
Stan Price - Executive Director, Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
Harish Rao - Director of Business Analytics, Boeing
Joseph Sirosh - Corporate VP, Microsoft
Ben Stephens - VP, Chief Counsel of Corporate Affairs - Intellectual Ventures
Cheryl Vedoe - CEO, Apex Learning Inc.
Matt Wood - Principal Data Scientist, Amazon Web Services
Francois Ajenstat, Tableau - About Tableau
Matthew Combe, Seattle 2030 - Using Big Data on a District Scale
Ewan Duncan, McKinsey & Company - Big Data in Washington State
Nick Gerner, Placed - About Placed
Jeremy Jaech, SNUPI Technologies - Big Data in the Internet of Things
Ed Lazowska, University of Washington - Why the Big Deal About Big Data?
Matt McIlwain, Madrona Venture Group - About Madrona's Dataware Investments
Bryan Mistele, INRIX - Connecting Cars and Smart Cities
Nathan Price, Institute for Systems Biology - The 100(K) Person Wellness Project