WHEN: October 27, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

WHERE: SkySong, 1475 N Scottsdale Road, Global Meeting Room, 2nd Fl, Scottsdale, AZ



9:00 am Welcome and Introductions | Dan Jones, President, HotFix Squared, Inc.

9:05 am Arizona Workforce | Darryn Jones, Director, Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)

9:20 am Building IT Talent In Arizona  | Dan Jones, President, HotFix Squared, Inc. & Doug King, Business Development Manager, Matrix Resources 

9:30 am Resource Pipeline: ASU Programs | John Rome, Deputy CIO and W.P. Carey Big Data Instructor, ASU

10:00 am Case Study: Big Data Transition That Resulted in Substantial Savings | Michael Ruchensky, CIO, Swift Transportation & Casey Fox, Data Warehouse/ETL Leader, Swift Transportation

10:30 am Innovative Approaches to Big Data & Data Science | James Lowey, CIO, TGen

11:00 am Supporting Higher Education in Arizona | Kelli Tolzman, Enterprise Account Executive, Cloudera

11:30 am Advantages of Hadoop in the Cloud | Matt Micklin, Western Region Director & Michael Chadwell, Director of Business Development, Cazena

11:45 am Live Demo: How Big Data Can Add Big Value | Karthy Jayaraman, Delivery Manger & Joe Spelts, Technical Leader, HotFix Squared & Cazena

Noon Free Lunch/Keynote | Making Big Data Accessible for Insights | Presenter TBD, Qlik

12:30 pm Scaled Approaches for Affordable Data Centers | Linda Uzzel, Data Center, Cloud and Strategic Alliance Manager, Scale Matrix

12:50 pm Closing Remarks | Dan Jones, President, HotFix Squared

1:00 pm Drawing: Free Customized Big Data Pilot


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