Knowledgent to Host One-of-a-kind Event on Big Data: Maximizing the Value of Information

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Knowledgent, an Industry Information Consultancy will host a Big Data event like no other on Tuesday December 11, 2012 at the Sheraton New York Hotel, 811 7th Avenue at 53rd Street 3:00pm. The event, rescheduled due to Super Storm Sandy, will help C-level, vice president and director-level managers who are thinking of implementing Big Data programs and solutions, no matter where they are in the process, to better understand their options for maximizing their ROI on these initiatives.

Knowledgent, an Industry Information Consultancy will host a Big Data event like no other on Tuesday December 11, 2012 at the Sheraton New York Hotel, 811 7th Avenue at 53rd Street 3:00pm. The event, rescheduled due to Super Storm Sandy, will help C-level, vice president and director-level managers who are thinking of implementing Big Data programs and solutions, no matter where they are in the process, to better understand their options for maximizing their ROI on these initiatives.

Award-winning IBM speaker and writer Paul Zikopoulos, Worldwide Leader Big Data Teams and Hospitality Industry Big Data Analyst Russell Dowson, Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence, Wyndham will be the featured keynote speakers at the event.

An expert panel will follow, comprised of Rik Tamm-Daniels, VP at Attivio, Matt Pfeil, Co-founder, DataStax, Stan Dorcey, Big Data Expert, North America, Informatica, Fernando Mesa, CTO Enterprise Markets, MarkLogic Corporation, Mike Lang, CEO Revelytix and Gary Barr, Chief Data Officer, large hedge fund – will be moderated by Knowledgent’s Chief Informationist, Dave Schuette, to shed light on deriving Big Value from Big Data, Big Data best practices, and Industrializing Big Data.

“We're thrilled about the diverse panel of speakers we’ve assembled for this event,” said Dave Schuette, Chief Informationist, Knowledgent, who will also moderate the Expert Panel. "The unscripted, open dialogue created by an event of this nature provides attendees with a unique opportunity to hear what top executives really have to say about their Big Data initiatives.”

“The marketplace discussion around Big Data is largely centered on the challenges it has posed from an IT system and data management perspective,” said Shail Jain, Co-CEO of Knowledgent. “While those challenges remain very real to organizations across industries and particularly data-heavy sectors like health and life sciences and financial services, new approaches for using it as a business growth tool are starting to emerge. We are hosting this event to bring leading ideas and practices forward to generate a fruitful dialogue.”

For more information on how to register for this free event, or if you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Leslie Arturi at leslie(dot)arturi(at)knowledgent or 646-398-5170.

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