Unlocking the Power of Data: From the Edge to AI

The potential for data to transform business is greater than ever--to make the impossible, possible. Cloudera and Hortonworks have merged, bringing together the best in real-time streaming at the Edge and enterprise-grade data warehousing to usher in a new cloud era and create a new platform for industrializing AI. Join Jamie Engesser, Hortonworks SVP of Product Management, and Nick Hoskins, Cloudera Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand as they discuss the industry’s first Enterprise Data Cloud, a new way of thinking about data, the cloud, and business. Hear about our combined strategy and product roadmap to bring the right data analytics to data, anywhere you need to work.

SPEAKERS

Jamie Engesser
Senior Vice President Product Management
Hortonworks
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.
Nick Hoskins
Country Manager, Australia & New Zealand
Cloudera
Nick Hoskins is the Country Manager for Cloudera Australia and New Zealand. In this role, he leads the field organisation and is responsible for overall Cloudera strategy and business in this region. His charter is to expand Cloudera’s customer base and help organisations realise the measurable benefits of a modern platform for machine learning and analytics, on-premise or in the cloud. Nick has over 22 years of experience in the technology industry, working with enterprises, public sectors, mid-markets, and channel partners. Prior to joining Cloudera, he has held senior leadership positions in global software companies, such as Citrix and Computer Associates, with a strong focus on helping customers undertake successful transformation initiatives.