Chris Satchell, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Comcast Cable
As Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Comcast Cable, Chris Satchell helps the industry leader in Video, High Speed Data, Communications and Home Automation / Security develop customer-focussed products, innovations and services. Chris is responsible for Product Management, Design and Application / Device development across the Comcast Cable portfolio.
Most recently Satchell held the position of Consumer Technology Officer at Nike; leading strategy and execution (design, build, operate) related to all consumer-focused technology: e/mCommerce, Nike.com, Brick & Mortar Retail Technology & Infrastructure, Mobile Applications, Nike+, and Digital Brand Experiences / Activations. Read more.
Dave Ward, Senior Vice President, Chief Architect, & CTO – Engineering at Cisco Systems
Michael D. Smith, Professor of Information Technology and Marketing at Carnegie Mellon University
Theo Schlossnagle, Founder and CEO at Circonus
David Brussin, Founder & Chief Product Officer at Monetate
Austin Rochford, Principal Data Scientist at Monetate
Andrew Konya, Founder and CEO of Remesh
Andrew Konya is the founder and CEO of Remesh. A computational physicist by training, he has spent the past 9 years developing and applying artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to problems in material science, bio-sensing, traffic, image analysis, and language. Read more.
Benjamin Litvinas, Sr. Director, Prescriptive Solutions Integration in Comcast’s Enterprise Business Intelligence Group
Ben Litvinas is Sr. Director, Prescriptive Solutions Integration in Comcast’s Enterprise Business Intelligence Group. In this role, he is responsible for integrating AI and Machine Learning solutions into operational processes throughout the enterprise. These solutions are used to inform decision-making and provide strategic insight into the future of Comcast. Read more.
Bernard Burg, Comcast Applied AI Team at Comcast Silicon Valley
Bernard Burg spearheads Comcast’s applied AI team at Comcast Silicon Valley. Our mission is to improve the user experience by monitoring the behavior of our networks, predict their performance and implement self-healing. Bernard earned a PhD in machine learning with a focus on behavioral process control.
David Voyles, Microsoft Developer
I’m a developer who talks to developers on behalf of Microsoft, and work out of Philadelphia. Sitting at the intersection of technology and business, I am a storyteller who uses my passion for words to help IT professionals express themselves in ways that business people understand. Read more.
Eric Nyabiosi, Comcast Vice President for Data Science
Eric Nyabiosi is Comcast’s Vice President for data science. He drives the data science’s analytic customers strategy that helps overcome complex business challenges and helps define opportunities for improving customer experience and growth. Read more.
Jan Neuman, Comcast Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Group
Jan Neumann leads the Comcast Applied Artificial Intelligence Research group with team members in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver and Silicon Valley. His team combines large-scale machine learning and deep learning. Read more.
Kartik Hosanagar, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Kartik Hosanagar is the John C. Hower Professor of Technology and Digital Business and a Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Kartik’s research work focuses on the digital economy, in particular the impact of analytics and algorithms on consumers and society. Read more.
Kiran Muglurmath, Executive Director of Big Data Analytics at Comcast
Kiran Muglurmath is the Executive Director of Big Data Analytics at Comcast, where he manages a team of data scientists and big data engineers for machine learning, data mining and predictive analytics. Read more.
Leandro Loss, QuantaVerse Lead Data Scientist
After completing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Nevada and spending the next 8 years working for research labs and companies such as Berkeley National Lab and Nokia, Dr. Leandro Loss moved to Philadelphia to join QuantaVerse. Read more.
Michael Gadsby, Co-Founder and Chief Experience Officer at O3
Mike Gadsby is co-founder and Chief Experience Officer at O3. He oversees UX, design and strategy at the company, and brings more than 15 years of experience advising everyone from startups to Fortune 500 brands. In addition to his client work, Mike directs O3’s Labs initiative. Read more.
Michael Izatt, Insight & Analytics Group at Hitachi Consulting
Max Izatt is lead data scientist in the Insight & Analytics Group at Hitachi Consulting. Trained as a theoretical chemical physicist at MIT and Chicago, Max began his career with Bell Laboratories and Sandia National Laboratories in the Laser Projects Division. Read more.
Myles Baker, Databricks Solutions Architect
Myles Baker is a Solutions Architect who helps large enterprises develop Apache Spark applications using Databricks. His work on image processing software at NASA introduced him to distributed computing, and since then he has helped clients build data science models and applications. Read more.
Paul Lilford, Tableau Senior Director of Product Management
Paul Lilford is Tableau’s senior director of product management. A self-described data enthusiast and geek, Paul has more than 25 years of experience in enterprise performance management (EPM), business intelligence (BI), data warehousing, OLAP, and analytics. Read more.
Robert Pless, George Washington University
Robert Pless is the Patrick and Donna Martin Professor and Chair of Computer Science at George Washington University. His research focus is Computer Vision in an era of big data, especially working to extract useful information from unstructured visual data from webcams, twitter feeds, or smart-phone apps.
Sangeeta Chakraborty, Chief Customer Officer of Ayasdi
As the Chief Customer Officer of Ayasdi, Sangeeta Chakraborty focuses on operationalizing AI and machine learning for some of the world’s largest enterprises – like Citi, Walmart and the US Department of Homeland Security – so they can solve their complex big data. Read more.
Scott Catron, Co-Owner of Social Detection, Inc
Mr. Catron is the Co-Owner of Social Detection, Inc and has over twenty years of experience in insurance investigations. Social Detection, Inc is a unique People Search Engine that Finds, Filters, and Organizes information. Read more.
Sridhar Alla, Comcast
Sridhar Alla works as the director of big data solutions and architecture at Comcast, where he has delivered several key solutions, such as the Xfinity personalization platform, clickthru analytics, and the correlation platform, marketing and analytics marts at PB scale. Read more.
Stacy Huffstetler, Partner at Widget Brain
As a Partner at Widget Brain, Stacy Huffstetler is responsible for the North American business (based in Philadelphia). With over a decade of experience in designing and delivering enterprise-level optimization solutions, Stacy focuses on how software & technology can be used to drive real value for customers.
Stephanie Rogers, Pinterest
Stephanie is currently a product manager for recommendations at Pinterest, where she primarily focuses on the related pins feature–an item-to-item based recommendation system. Before that she worked as a software engineer for 3 years on recommendations and data engineering; working on machine learning projects ranging from backend ML frameworks to specifically training models to apply to product use cases (i.e. user churn prediction). Stephanie graduated from UC, Berkeley, with a masters in machine learning.
Todd Mostak, Founder and CEO of MapD
Todd Mostak is the founder and CEO of MapD, a pioneer in building GPU-tuned analytics and visualization applications for the enterprise. Todd conceived of the idea of using GPUs to accelerate the extraction of insights from large datasets. Read more.
Vadim Vaks, Solutions Architect at Hortonworks
Vadim Vaks is an Solutions Architect at Hortonworks, helping organization realize the power of Big Data. Vadim has a background in Enterprise Architecture, Service/Data Integration, Distributed and In-memory computing. Vadim is a Drexel University School of Information Technology Alum.