What Keynote Speakers are Saying: Analytics Conference, Apr. 23-25
Michal Levy is Director of Business Development - Agri-Tech & Veterinary for Yissum Inc.
Yissum Inc. is the tech transfer agency for Hebrew University. Dr. Levy joined Yissum in 2011 and focuses on licensing agriculture and veterinary technologies. She brings strong scientific background along with experience is large scale projects from the municipal field. . Currently Dr. Levy serves as the Deputy Mayor of Oranit (voluntarily). She is also a board member of the Oranit Municipal Financial Corporation.
Rick Huijbregts, Vice President, Smart + Connected Communities, Cisco Canada. As Vice President, Smart + Connected Communities, Rick Huijbregts leads the development of Cisco Canada’s Smart + Connected Communities practice including Smart + Connected Real Estate. Huijbregts is responsible for accelerating the growth of this industry in Canada.
His Topic at the Analytics Conference: "Value Creation in Connected Communities with Data and Analytics."
His Blog at Cisco
His Latest Presentation on Integrating Land Use, Landscape, Climate and Infrastructure Planning
Chris Moore, CIO – City of Edmonton. Chris Moore has been recognized by Venture Magazine as one of Alberta’s 50 most influential people and a founding member of the WeGo (World E-government) Executive Committee. In his role as CIO Chris provides vision and leadership over the City’s information and technology direction.
His Topic at the Analytics Conference: ACT LOCAL – THINK AHEAD: "Big Data and its Role in Transforming Organizations"Chris Moore's website
Jurij Paraszczak, Director of IBM Research Industry Solutions. He is also the leader of the Global Research Smarter Cities program focusing on helping cities manage the complex set of demands placed on their infrastructure by their constituents and on the optimization of flows of energy, people, water and other resources through this infrastructure. As the IBM Research lead for Smarter Cities Jurij is responsible for aligning the 10 Research Laboratories around these opportunities emerging around the globe.
His Topic at the Analytics Conference: “The Beauty of Data Models in the Management of
An IT View of Smarter Cities, Urban Systems Collaborative Seminar,Oct. 2011
Marshall Presser, Field Chief Technology Officer for Greenplum. Greenplum is a division of EMC and is based in McLean VA Marshall Presser leads Greenplum's Hadoop Virtual Team.
His Topic at the Analytics Conference: "Tools Beyond SQL: Hybrid Techniques in Big Data
Don't What Hadoop Is? Here's the primer.
Dr. Gautam Shroff, Vice President - Tata Consultancy Services. Head, TCS Technology Innovation Lab, Member, TCS Corporate Technology Board. Dr. Shroff heads TCS’ Innovation Lab in Delhi that conducts applied research in software architecture, search, information mining, multimedia, and virtual reality.
His Topic at the Analytics Conference: "Beyond Big-Data: Web-Scale Artificial Intelligence & Applications".
His Book: Enterprise Cloud Computing
David Steier, Director for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s U.S. Technology Practice. David is located in the Deloitte’s Analytics Institute and is Deloitte’s Technology Black Belt for Unstructured Analytics. David leads the Deloitte Analytics Solutions Group, whose goal is to build tools that accelerate the sales and delivery of business analytics engagements.
Show Me the Money: Lessons from Visualization in Business (presentation, Aug 2011)
Visualizing Success: Analytics User Interfaces in Information Management, Jul;y 1, 2011
His Information at Deloitte, Scroll to the bottom to see all his recent presentations and article.