Accelerate your data science knowledge, training, and network. All in one event.
ODSC East 2017 is the largest applied data science conference on the planet. Our speakers include some of the core contributors to many open source tools, libraries, and languages. Attend ODSC East 2017 and learn the latest AI & data science topics, tools, and languages from some of the best and brightest minds in the field.
Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, Fellow at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He teaches analytics/big data in executive programs at Babson, Harvard Business School and School of Public Health, and MIT Sloan School.
Davenport pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article and 2007 book. His most recent book (with Julia Kirby) is Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines. He wrote or edited seventeen other books and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, TheFinancialTimes, and many other publications. He is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal. He has been named one of the top 25 consultants by Consulting News, one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry by Ziff-Davis, and one of the world’s top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine.
Having raised over $110 Million in funding, DataRobot has made a name for itself by cutting through the hype and helping companies deliver on the promise of AI. From its Boston base, it’s renowned for hiring the best data scientists in the world to build a platform that makes data science easier and more actionable
Jeremy Achin, DataRobot’s CEO is a data scientist turned entrepreneur. He’s passionate about helping organizations transform their business with automated machine learning and AI. In his keynote address, Jeremy will present use-cases of companies from across industry successfully using AI to gain significant competitive advantage.
Matei Zaharia is an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford University and Chief Technologist of Databricks, the company commercializing Apache Spark. He started the Spark project during his PhD at UC Berkeley, and continues to serve as its vice president at Apache.
In addition to Spark, Matei co-started the Apache Mesos project and is a committer on Apache Hadoop. Matei’s current research spans algorithms, programming models and systems for big data, focusing on new hardware platforms and machine learning applications. His work was recognized through the 2014 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for best doctoral thesis in computer science as well as best paper awards at multiple conferences.
Open Data Science Awards
Open Source Data Science had been incredibly impactful. Among other benefits, it has eased the learning curve, made data science more accessible to all, and accelerated the adoption of data science in industry.
We are starting a new tradition at ODSC to honor some of the many outstanding projects and core contributors to open source data science. Our first award for 2017 will be presented during the ODSC East conference keynote session.
Data Science is transforming business and helping smart companies gain key competitive advantages. The CxO Summit and AI Expo will bring together top business executives to meet AI and Data Science Innovators. Attend the CxO Summit and AI Expo and better understand the tremendous opportunities and challenges of AI. Hear from industry experts, AI innovators and network with top executives.
Business + Data science is a powerful combination. Attend CxO and ODSC East with this two-for-one price package deal.