The Agile Data Management
and Analytics Conference


Redefining Analytics for Successful Self-Service BI, Cloud, and Big Data
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Denodo DataFest is the premier data management and analytics conference, which brings together business leaders and technical experts for redefining analytics for successful self-service BI, cloud, and big data initiatives. It will provide latest information on technologies that enable enterprise-wide rapid data strategy through agile, holistic, and instantaneous data methodologies.

Join 100s of enterprise / data / solution architects, business / data / warehouse analysts, CDO/ CIO/ CTO, business users, and developers for two days of in-depth learning and networking.


With over 20 sessions covering data virtualization, analytics, cloud, and big data, you will learn in-depth about:


Building modern, agile data architectures that enable your organization to scale as your data volumes and velocities explode.

Implementing data abstraction technologies that enable modernizing your infrastructure without disrupting business.

Delivering holistic data as a self-service that enable your business leaders to make accurate decisions.


Speakers, Panelists, and Moderators



Mike Ferguson
Mike Ferguson

Independent Analyst and Managing Director
Intelligent Business Strategies Limited

Timm Grosser
Timm Grosser

Head of Consulting BI & Data Management
BARC Research

William McKnight
William McKnight

President at McKnight Consulting Group; Strategy & Projects:Data, Analytics; Author, Speaker, Educator

Alex Rosenthal

Alex Rosenthal

Head of EDO and Big Data Technologies
Guardian Life

Nagaraj Vijapurkar

Nagaraj Vijapurkar

Data Virtualization Lead
CIT Group

Kyle Quass

Kyle Quass

BI Data Architect
Indiana University

Arun Murugan

Arun Murugan

Sr. Director, Data Architecture
GE Capital

Nicolas Brisoux

Nicolas Brisoux

Sr. Product Manager
Tableau

Arif Rajwani

Arif Rajwani

Founder, Data Architect for BI and Analytics
Simplicity BI

Simon Ummard

Simon Ummard

Manager of Data Assurance
Enmax

Geoffrey Guerdat

Geoffrey Guerdat

VP Customer Success
Looker

Piet Loubser

Piet Loubser

VP Product and Solutions Marketing
Hortonworks

Michael Hiskey

Michael Hiskey

Chief Marketing Officer
Semarchy

Nick Sarkisian

Nick Sarkisian

Associate VP - North America Analytics Head
HCL

Rakesh Verma

Rakesh Verma

Practice Head, Data Integration, Analytics
Wipro

Itai Weiss

Itai Weiss

Solution Architect
Mainline

Alberto Pan

Alberto Pan

Chief Technology Officer
Denodo

Paul Moxon

Paul Moxon

VP Data Architectures and Chief Evangelist
Denodo

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar

Chief Marketing Officer
Denodo

Phoebe Bakanas

Phoebe Bakanas

Sales Engineer
Denodo

Saptarshi Sengupta

Saptarshi Sengupta

Product Marketing Leader
Denodo

Pablo Alvarez

Pablo Álvarez

Principal Technical Account Manager
Denodo

Michael Papalos

Michael Papalos

Denodo Sales Director NA
Denodo

Gordon Griffin

Gordon Griffin

Chief Architect
Altus Analytics

Kishan Shri

Kishan Shri

Advisor Business Intelligence
Erasmus MC-Netherlands

Tekin Mentes

Tekin Mentes

SM, Enterprise Data Architect, Data Evangelist
Logitech-Germany

Paul Grooten

Paul Grooten

Data Architect
Statistics Netherlands

Sue Cameron

Sue Cameron

Technical Director, UK and Northern Europe
Semarchy

Sebastien Fabri

Sebastien Fabri

Data Analyst
Looker

Schoeman Loubser

Schoeman Loubser

Information Architect
GetSmarter

Bart de Groeve

Bart de Groeve

Practice Leader
Inforoad

Andreas Schüldt

Andreas Schüldt

Director Business Analytics Services Europe
HCL

Tom Christian

Tom Christian

Associate Solutions Consultant
Tableau

Gavin Targonski

Gavin Targonski

Director - Sales & Business Development - EMEA
Wipro

Mark Pritchard

Mark Pritchard

Director Sales Engineering UK
Denodo

Charles Southwood

Charles Southwood

Regional VP, Northern Europe
Denodo

Lakshmi Randall

Lakshmi Randall

Director of Product Marketing
Denodo

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