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Tuesday, April 30 • 3:20pm - 4:00pm
PANEL: Democratizing Data: A business, technology, and society problem

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What does it really mean to 'democratize data'? There are many bottlenecks to making data more accessible including: opening up data sources, standardizing and tagging data for discovery, enabling "data science" and predictive analytics to turn data into action, or data visualization / analytics tools that help communicate the data. From a business perspective, does 'democratizing data' mean 'commoditizing data'? From a sociological perspective, how would our individual lives change if data were more accessible to any small business or consumer? What are the next big bottlenecks to democratizing data?


Geoff Domoracki

The Official Twitter handle for #DataWeek + API World Conference & Expo- the largest data event in San Francisco. Sept. 12-18, 2014

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Bruno Aziza

VP Marketing, SiSense
Bruno Aziza is a Data Geek, author of “Drive Business Performance” and Vice President of Marketing at SiSense. Prior to SiSense, Bruno worked at BusinessObjects/SAP, Apple, Microsoft and other data start-ups. Bruno is French, has studied and worked in Germany, the UK and the US. You can connect with him directly at bruno.aziza@sisense.com
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Gil Elbaz

CEO/Founder, Factual Inc
Gil Elbaz is an accomplished entrepreneur and pioneer of natural language technology. Founded in 2008, Factual is Gil's second startup. In 1998, Gil co-founded Applied Semantics Inc. (ASI) which developed contextual advertising products, including ASI's AdSense. In 2003, Google acquired ASI and Gil stayed on through 2007 as the director of engineering for the Santa Monica office, continuing to work on AdSense. Gil earned his bachelor's degree... Read More →
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Alan Keahey

Information Visualization Expert, IBM
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Diego Oppenheimer

Program Manager - Excel Business Intelligence, Microsoft
Diego is a data geek with a passion for bringing data analysis to the masses. Diego has worked across multiple industries in different capacities around Business Intelligence. For the past five years he has been a Program Manager at Microsoft where he has delivered some of the most widely used software in the world including multiple versions of Excel,SQL Server and Powerpivot. He received his B.Sc and M.Sc in Information Systems Management... Read More →
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Brendan Wallace

Co-Founder, Co-CEO, Identified
Brendan Wallace and his business partner, Adeyemi Ajao, founded San Francisco-based Identified.com while attending Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2010 as a project. They believed there was an opportunity to help guide young people on their career paths by using new technologies and big data to make better decisions. Using Facebook as a starting point, Identified grew rapidly and within a year of its public launch reached 10 million... Read More →

Tuesday April 30, 2013 3:20pm - 4:00pm
Mission Bay Conference Center 1675 Owens St San Francisco, CA 94158

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