As an analyst and consultant, Mike Ferguson specialises in business intelligence, big data, data management and enterprise business integration. He has over 34 years of IT experience, and has spoken at events all over the world and written numerous articles.
Girish Pancha has spent his career developing successful, innovative products that facilitate enterprise-wide data integration. He has founded multiple startups and was an early employee and chief product officer at Informatica.
As CEO and founder of three startups, Alex Gorelik created Waterline Data to invent cutting edge data-oriented technology and bring it to market.
Joe Hellerstein is Trifacta's Chief Strategy Officer, co-founder, and the Jim Gray Chair of Computer Science at UC Berkeley. His career in research and industry has focused on data-centric systems and the way they drive computing. In 2010, Fortune Magazine included Joe in their list of 50 smartest people in technology, and MIT Technology Review magazine included his Bloom language for cloud computing in their TR10 list of the the 10 technologies "most likely to change our world."
Sushil Thomas is the CEO and co-founder of Arcadia Data, the first on-cluster visual analytics platform to solve the most complex big data problems.