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8 Udemy Courses on How To Build a Machine Learning Startup

Posted on Monday, Sep 27th 2021

There are over six million students enrolled in Machine Learning courses on Udemy. The most daring will try to start their own businesses.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: SupportLogic CEO Krishna Raj Raja (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 1st 2023

The field of customer service is getting revolutionized as AI and ML drive tremendous value out of data. SupportLogic works in the B-to-B tech sector and drives immense gains.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to the company.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Zetaris CEO Vinay Samuel (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 6th 2022

A very interesting innovation in data virtualization.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as your company.

Vinay Samuel: I’m the CEO and Founder of Zetaris. We are changing the way data analysis is done in large enterprises. The traditional model is to collect data from different source systems across the enterprise and the internet and bring it into a data warehouse or data lake.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Jim Rebesco, CEO of Striveworks (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 28th 2022

This conversation deep dives into the nascent ML Ops industry.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Striveworks.

Jim Rebesco: I’m one of the co-founders at Striveworks. We’re an ML Ops company that focuses on where we see analytics going in the future – a future where analytics would be cheap and ubiquitous; and the scaffolding that supports them disappears. We provide that as a platform to our customers.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Sanjay Vyas, CEO of Diyotta (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Jul 12th 2021

More discussion on the integration sphere of Big Data.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as Diyotta.

Sanjay Vyas: I should probably call myself not just an entrepreneur but more as a data entrepreneur. Right from the start of my career, I have been involved in building data ecosystems and architecture around data. I am fascinated by analytics and business intelligence.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Incorta CEO Osama Elkady (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 29th 2020

Terrific PaaS strategy! Osama explains a bunch of use cases that are opportunities for entrepreneurs to build new companies.

All are drawn from their customers.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as Incorta.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Eastbanc Technologies, Chairman Wolf Ruzicka and Polina Reshetova, Head of Data Science (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Sep 27th 2019

Eastbanc Technologies is a services company that has spun off a number of product companies based on their services business. More recently, their focus has been on AI and Big Data.

Sramana Mitra: If you would please set some context about Eastbanc Technologies to start off this interview, that would be ideal.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Ganes Kesari, Cofounder & Chief Decision Scientist of Gramener (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Aug 1st 2019

This is an excellent discussion on visualization products in the Big Data space and the gaps that could be filled by new entrepreneurs.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Gramener.

Ganes Kesari: I have 16 years of experience in technology and half of that has been as an entrepreneur in the data science industry. In the early part of my career, I focused on driving strategic technology initiatives for clients like General Electric and AT&T.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Marc Alacqua CEO and Steve Davis CTO of Signafire (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 15th 2018

Complex search queries remains a tricky arena. Read on to learn more.

Sramana Mitra: If you could provide us with some background about yourself as well as Signafire to start us off, that would be great.

Marc Alacqua: I’m the CEO and Co-Founder of Signafire. Steve Davis is one of my partners and also Co-Founder. I come from the military world. The origins of our company are from that world. I’m an ex-army officer and worked in special operations. Signafire was born out of the post-9/11 world where there was a mandate in the intelligence world to break down the silos of data across various >>>

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Periscope CEO, Harry Glaser (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Mar 22nd 2018

Harry says, there are nothing but open problems in his space, and highlights some of them! Read on to see what may warrant a new company.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Periscope.

Harry Glaser: I’m the Co-Founder and CEO of Periscope Data. Periscope is about five years old. We now have about a thousand customers and we make a platform for data professionals. That’s teams of data analysts, data scientists, and data engineers. We bring those folks together and enable them to really accelerate and turbo charge the kinds of analysis that they >>>

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Instaclustr CEO Peter Nichol (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Dec 4th 2017

Peter provides some excellent insights into open problems around which new entrepreneurs can build companies.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself as well as Instaclustr to our audience.

Peter Nichol: I’m the CEO of Instaclustr. I’ve been CEO and various other positions in the technology industry for nearly 30 years. I’m based in Silicon Valley. Instaclustr is a company that was founded in Australia in 2013 about four years ago. We focus on providing Database-as-a-Service to our customers with a specific focus on not just open source technology starting with Cassandra but >>>

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Chris Astle, CEO of QSR (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Aug 24th 2017

A point of view on Big Data from Australia.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as QSR. Please set some context for us.

Chris Astle: Thank you for inviting me to participate. I’m the CEO of QSR International. QSR International is a software publisher of a product called NVivo. We provide software that helps organizations look at the human aspects of their data and help them to understand the insights that make decisions powerful. Our business is 30 years young. We originally came out of a university here in Australia. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Paul Nelson, Chief Architect at Search Technologies (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Aug 14th 2017

This discussion highlights a set of open problems in Big Data.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Search Technologies.

Paul Nelson: I’m the Chief Architect for Search Technologies. Search Technologies is a global search engine and Big Data firm. We specialize in search engines, search engine installation, and anything related to data processing. We have some 200 consultants around the world, and we also do a bit of product development usually to fill in key missing components in the industry. >>>

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Ten-X VP of Data Products, Sheridan Hitchens (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Jul 14th 2017

This discussion focuses on Big Data in the real estate industry.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and Ten-X.

Sheridan Hitchens: I’ve been in the industry for about 20 years. I started off my career with Procter & Gamble. I was in strategy consulting for a long while. For the last 12 years, I’ve been in the Internet space, primarily in leading product and data groups.

For the last five years, I’ve been heading up our data products group at Ten-X, formerly called auction.com. That >>>

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Ashish Sharma, Principal at Axtria (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Jul 7th 2017

Ashish focuses on Big Data in Life Sciences.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Axtria.

Ashish Sharma: Thanks for the opportunity. Axtria is a global Big Data analytics company. Our main focus is around the life sciences and financial services industries. In those two focus areas, we empower them to optimize their business strategies or their investments by optimizing their investment around both Big Data and advanced analytics. >>>

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5 Thought Leaders in Big Data

Posted on Thursday, Oct 6th 2016

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Today the significant opportunities for entrepreneurship currently exist in the application layer of the Big Data industry. The platforms and plumbing are already in place.

The most exciting opportunities are going to be available to those entrepreneurs who harness the power of big data, but couple it with intense domain knowledge in specific areas of business. These five thought leaders are good examples of how to do that.

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