Selected Speakers from Past Events

  • Jeffrey Dean (Google), Evolution of Systems Infrastructure at Google
  • Mike Stonebraker (M.I.T.), A Vision and Research Program in “Big Data”Big Data is (at least) Three Different Problems
  • Stephen Wolfram (Wolfram Research)
  • Oliver Ratzesberger (eBay) & Jeffrey Rothschild (Facebook)Operational Issues with Managing Large Database Clusters
  • Jeff Hammerbacher (Cloudera), Emerging Technologies for Complex Extreme Scale Analytics
  • Fred Sanfilippo (Emory-Georgia Tech), Big Data and Healthcare
  • Stephen Brobst (Teradata) & Tom Fastner (eBay), The Future of Analytics (tutorial)
  • Greg Papadopoulos (New Enterprise Associates), Make it Big by Working Fast and Small: A VCs View of Large-Scale Success
  • Eric Brewer (Google, UC Berkeley)Kubernetes and the Path to Cloud Native
  • Dirk Duellmann (CERN)In Search of Higgs-Boson the Home-grown Way
  • Gregory McAllister (Novartis), Drug Discovery in the Era of Big Data
  • Kwan-Liu Ma (UC Davis), Visualizing Large, Complex Data
  • Any Jain (Target), Transforming Retail with Multichannel Analytics
  • Shirshanka Das (LinkedIn)Data Infrastructure at LinkedIn
  • Frank Olken (NSF), Funding Big Data DBMS Technology at NSF: Research, Development, and Deployment
  • Peter Breunig (Chevron)The Now and Later of Large Scale Computing at Chevron
  • John Chambers (Stanford Statistics Dept), R in the World: Interfaces between Languages
  • Susan Holmes (Stanford Statistics Dept), Extremely Large Data Challenges – What R Can and Can’t Do
  • Daniel McCaffrey (Zynga), Analytics at Zynga
  • Edmond Lau (Quora)Scaling Up Quickly on the Cloud

Video recordings of the talks (starting with the 5th XLDB) are available on YouTube.