CEO, Hortonworks, Inc.
In today's data-rich world, overlooked insight translates into missed opportunity. The emergence and explosion of new types of data in combination with the adoption of open enterprise Hadoop has unlocked the opportunity for every business to translate its full spectrum of data into next-generation systems of insight. Startups and mainstream enterprises across all industries are driving more revenue and optimizing margins by deploying big data applications built on an enterprise grade Hadoop platform powered by YARN. Join Rob Bearden as he looks at the current state of the market and the impact of this transformational technology.
Rob is the former chief operating officer of both SpringSource and JBoss, two of the most commercially successful open source companies in history. Rob also served in senior roles at Oracle, where he directed a $1 billion sales organization, I2 and Manhattan Associates. He currently sits on the boards of Black Duck and EnterpriseDB, two successful and well-regarded vendors in the open source industry. Rob has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Jacksonville State University and currently holds the title of Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.