SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/12 -- Metamarkets, the leader in big data analytics for web-scale companies, announced today that CEO Michael Driscoll will participate in a panel discussing big data and analytics in the cloud at the SVForum Cloud Day in Mountain View, CA on September 27, 2012.
Drawing from his roles as Co-founder, CEO and data scientist at Metamarkets, Driscoll will provide his expertise in building platforms, data visualization and understanding how to generate key insights from big data stores. The panel, "Cloud Smackdown 2: Big Data/Analytics - Raison d'etre for the Cloud?" will examine the deep relationship between big data, analytics and the cloud. The panel will also uncover how the cloud is enabling greater capabilities and efficiencies for analytics.
WHO: Michael Driscoll, CEO of Metamarkets. Follow Michael on Twitter @medriscoll
WHAT: Panel Session: "Cloud Smackdown 2: Big Data/Analytics - Raison d'etre for the Cloud?"
WHEN: The SVForum Cloud Day takes place on Thursday, September 27. This panel will occur from 2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Microsoft Conference Center, Building 1 in Mountain View, CA.
The panel will be moderated by John Akred, senior manager, data and platforms of Accenture Technology Labs. Other panelists include Damien Katz, CTO of Couchbase; Chase McMichael, founder and CEO of InfiniGraph; and David Sonnenschein, vice president, strategic business development, SAP Labs, Inc.
SVForum Cloud Day is part of the SVForum series of events offering opportunities to learn best practices from industry leaders, exchange ideas and learn from technology experts. As cloud computing has finally emerged as a mainstream concept over the past several years, widespread adoption is no longer a question. Yet, many questions still remain including the further evolution of cloud, factors slowing its advancement, and new technologies are capable of enabling potentially powerful business models. SVForum Cloud Day will answer these questions and more and through presentations by industry thought leaders, conversations with senior-level representatives from significant players in the cloud ecosystem and networking sessions to meet others and exchange ideas. For more information and to register, please visit the SVForum Cloud Day event website.
Metamarkets is pioneering a revolutionary approach to big data analytics -- data science-as-a-service. The groundbreaking solution offers business users the power and scale of the cloud to achieve fast insights across Big Data. Metamarkets enables a dramatic increase in revenue, improved user engagement, and the ability to avoid operational surprises by providing its customers with real-time insight across billions of records, while eliminating the need to integrate multiple disparate software solutions. To find out more about the San Francisco-based company's industry-leading analytics platform, please visit www.metamarkets.com.