CTO, Hortonworks, Inc.
In this session, Hortonworks, Inc. CTO Scott Gnau will review the evolution of Hadoop in the enterprise, looking specifically at high-scale adoption and the requirements for success in the enterprise. Scott will provide an overview of the new capabilities in the latest generation of Hortonworks, Inc. Data Platform and what it means to enterprise customers as they journey from pilot projects, to analytic applications, to building a data lake. Joining Scott will be John Williams, VP of Technology from TrueCar to provide an overview of the TrueCar data-lake, and the journey they have taken to build it.
Scott has spent his entire career in the data industry, most recently as president of Teradata Labs where he provided visionary direction for research, development and sales support activities related to Teradata integrated data warehousing, big data analytics, and associated solutions. He also drove the investments and acquisitions in Teradata’s technology related to the solutions from Teradata Labs. Scott holds a BSEE from Drexel University.