Don't miss the Women in Big Data Breakfast at Big Data LDN on 13th November
What will be taking place?
An introduction to the Women in Big Data Program, sharing ideas on how to address the diversity gap in Big Data (including ML, AI, etc..) Hear the accomplishments and career advice from Senior Executives from MapR and SAP.
Women in Big Data is a global program, sponsored by many high tech companies like Intel, IBM, SAP, LinkedIn, MapR, Vodafone and others, whose purpose is to lead efforts to increase the number of women in the field of Big Data. The program delivers mentoring, training, job matching, networking and other activities to enable women the opportunities to succeed.
Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy breakfast while hearing forward-thinking, network with like-minded peers, and learn from leading members of the Data community.
Location: Big Data LDN Club Room on Level 3 at Olympia London
09:45, Speaker 1: Ellen Friedman, PhD, Principal Technologist with MapR Technologies
Ellen Friedman (@Ellen Friedman) is an experienced speaker, a big-data author and a committer on the Apache Drill and Apache Mahout projects. She has a PhD in biochemistry. Ellen is coauthor of short O’Reilly Media books including Machine Learning Logistics, Streaming Architecture, Introduction to Apache Flink, Data Where You Want It and the Practical Machine Learning series. Ellen will spend a few minutes sharing her accomplishments, providing her perspective on how she succeeded in the Big Data space
10:00, Speaker 2: Tina Rosario, Chief Data Officer SAP EMEA
Topic: Overview of Women in Big Data. Statistics on the state of diversity in high tech and opportunities in the field of Big Data, how to get involved in the program, why it’s important and what you can do to participate.