|Date:||July 20th 2017|
|Location:||1 North State Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL, USA|
|Registration Link:||Data Streaming Panel Event - Tech in Motion: Chicago (Chicago, IL) - Meetup|
ABOUT THE EVENT
This event is a panel organized by the Tech-In-Motion Chicago Meetup, one of the largest meetups in the Chicago area in Illinois, USA. This panel will discuss the recent changes in data streaming and new / exciting streaming technologies that specifically relate to Chicago. They'll explore why data streaming is so crucial in today’s large scale data environments, streaming tools, and systems pros and cons and why companies are using the ones that they are (Spark, Akka, Kafka, etc).
Slim Baltagi (@SlimBaltagi) is currently leading the Big Data practice at Advanced Analytics LLC, a consulting firm highly specialized in helping organizations derive actionable insights into emerging trends and behaviors from large volumes of complex data sets to refine how they engage with customers, employees and partners. He is an IT leader with extensive Big Data and Fast Data experience as Director/Architect/Engineer/Evangelist delivering end-to-end Big Data/Fast Data projects from solution architecture to production in many verticals. He is a Big Data thought leader, a speaker at many Big Data conferences and meetups with top presentations on slideshare.net when searching for Spark, Hadoop, Kafka or Flink and an organizer of many Big Data/Fast Data meetups at major US cities and abroad.
- Dean Wampler, Ph.D. (@deanwampler), is Vice President of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend. He leads the development of Lightbend Fast Data Platform, a streaming data and microservices platform built on Spark, Flink, Kafka, the Lightbend Reactive Platform, Mesosophere DC/OS, and other tools. He is the author of several books and reports for O'Reilly: Fast Data Architectures for Streaming Applications, Programming Scala, 2nd Edition, Functional Programming for Java Developers, and the coauthor of Programming Hive. Dean is a contributor to several open-source projects, a frequent conference speaker, and the co-organizer of several industry conferences and Chicago-based user groups.
Benjamin Korallus Arnold is the practice leader for Apt·Labs: Aptitive's practice area focused on helping businesses of all sizes leverage the latest in emerging technologies, data science, and advanced/predictive analytics. His experience is in data architecture for operational systems, enterprise data strategy and real-time reporting/dashboarding. Benjamin Korallus Arnold is the practice leader for Apt·Labs: Aptitive's practice area focused on helping businesses of all sizes leverage the latest in emerging technologies, data science, and advanced/predictive analytics. His experience is in data architecture for operational systems, enterprise data strategy and real-time reporting/dashboarding. Aptitive is a Chicago-based professional services firm for everything data, leveraging a wide range of technologies to provide innovative solutions for our clients. Throughout his experience as a consultant for several Fortune 100 companies and his time at Aptitive, Ben has maintained ties to academia. He is a current Masters candidate at the University of Chicago for Analytics, has assisted in several research works through Loyola University of Chicago and is a published thought leader in analytical data architecture.