Tackling the Unknown

In today's world, data is the new basis of competitive advantage. While Hadoop and Spark have transformed how data is used today, the velocity of change in technologies to better make use of that data continues to emerge. In this session, learn about the considerations and challenges in not only architecting, but delivering a data platform that addresses the unknowns and makes them known and may raise a one's own question surrounding unknown knowns.


Grant Priestley
Principal Big Data Architect
Grant Priestley is currently leading the architecture and implementation of Big Data, machine learning and AI platform at one of Australia's largest telecommunications organisation. He has more than 20 years of IT and business experience and has spent the last 8 years of his life architecting and delivering some of Australia's largest machine learning and advanced analytics platforms. Long-standing experience domestically and internationally in Big Data, machine learning, and AI within FSI, government, retail, and telecommunications, he enjoys driving the execution of architectures that use data and technologies to help companies realise measurable value from analytics machine learning and AI.