Are You Ready For GDPR?

GDPR represents a transformational shift for organizations that store or process data on EU residents. As companies scramble to comply, data governance will play a major role in managing risk and gaining competitive advantage. In this demo, learn how open source technologies, such as Apache Atlas and Apache Ranger, can be used to identify and classify personal data, understand its lineage, and centralize access for consent, erasure, and portability.

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Jamie Engesser
Senior Vice President Product Management
Jamie Engesser is the Senior Vice President Product Management at Hortonworks. With more than twenty years of professional experience in the software industry, Jamie most recently had global responsibility for Hortonworks Solutions Engineering organization which is focused on guiding organizations to identify their Hadoop opportunity from Business Case, to Proof of Concept, to successful Project Delivery. Prior to Hortonworks, Jamie led Global Solutions Engineering teams at SpringSource and VMware. Jamie has extensive experience spanning Open Source, Java, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Application Infrastructure and Big Data. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Montana State University.
Srikanth Venkat
Senior Director, Product Management
Srikanth Venkat is currently responsible for Security & Governance portfolio of products at Hortonworks which include Apache Knox, Apache Ranger, Apache Atlas, Platform wide security and Hortonworks DataPlane Service. Prior to Hortonworks, Srikanth has held multiple roles in areas of cloud services, marketplaces, security, and business applications. His experience includes leadership across Product Management, Strategy and Operations, and Technical Architecture with broad experience in startups to global organizations including Telefonica,, Cisco-Webex, Proofpoint, Dataguise, Trilogy Software, and Hewlett-Packard. Srikanth holds a PhD in Engineering with a focus on Artificial Intelligence from University of Pittsburgh, and an MBA in General Management from Indiana University and a Masters in Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Srikanth is a Data Sciences & Machine Learning hobbyist and enjoys tinkering with Big Data technologies.