BBBT - Tamr - 2016

08jan9:00 am11:30 amBBBT - Tamr - 2016

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Answer important business questions in less time with more data by breaking data silos


Enterprises are continually striving to become data driven and are now looking to make decisions based on the massive amount of data available within and outside the organization. But with most data locked in disparate silos, many enterprises end up using only the data most familiar or convenient, limiting the number and value of the questions they can answer. Others, overwhelmed by Big Data buzzwords and flavor-of-the-month technologies, overspend in the wrong solutions and undercut their ROI.

In this presentation we will cover an alternative approach to analytics that combines human expertise and machine learning — and learn how best-in-class analytics groups like GE, Toyota, and Thomson Reuters are using it to answer business questions faster, using more data, and with greater repeatability.


Shobhit Chugh – Product Manager

Product Manager at Tamr Inc., Shobhit’s career spans 12 years of product, engineering and sales roles across multiple startups, including High Start Group, Lattice Engines and Manhattan Associates. Shobhit co-founded Adaptly, a social media advertising technology startup, and worked at McKinsey & Company, where he advised clients on technology and sales and marketing strategy.

Shobhit holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, a Masters of Engineering Management in Design from Northwestern University, and a BS in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Matt Holzapfel – Product Marketer

Matt Holzapfel previously held positions in Strategy at Sears Holdings and Strategic Sourcing at Dell, where he led the implementation of new sourcing techniques to significantly lower procurement costs.

Company Profile:

Tamr, Inc. catalogs, connects and curates the vast reserves of underutilized internal and external data using a human-guided machine learning approach, so enterprises can use all relevant data for analytics. Tamr was founded in 2013 by big-data serial entrepreneurs Andy Palmer and Michael Stonebraker, who previously co-founded Vertica Systems (acquired by HP); Ihab Ilyas of the University of Waterloo; George Beskales; Daniel Bruckner; and Alex Pagan.

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