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Big Data, Big Opportunities
Date: November 17, 2012
Location:PasadenaBig Data, Big Opportunities: Predicting the Future One Byte at a Time. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. It’s raining data. Actually, it’s more like a hurricane. Every website, email, SMS text, mouse click, download and online purchase generates data, a lot of data. This data is being assembled into massive data sets and used by scientists, researchers, companies and the government to develop new products, predict epidemics, understand consumer behavior and formulate public policies. Entrepreneurs are pursuing these “Big Data” opportunities in what is becoming the 21st century equivalent of the gold rush. Our speakers will share their views on the opportunities and challenges entrepreneurs face in building a Big Data venture. Speakers: Gil Elbaz - CEO, Factual, Inc., Co-Founder, Applied Semantics; Michael J. Carey - Professor, Information and Computer Sciences, UC Irvine; Bruce Hallett - Managing Director, Miramar Venture Partners ; Eric Haller - Global SVP, Strategic Development and Applied Research, Experian ; Patrick Lilley - CEO, Emerald Logic. Moderators: Kevin DeBré- Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP; Tom Deutsch- Program Director, IBM Software Group. See http://entforum.caltech.edu/shop/
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