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Revolution R Enterprise and The Big-Data Predictive Analytics Ecosystem
David Smith – VP Marketing and Community
David Smith leads corporate marketing and community relations at Revolution Analytics, the leading provider of software and services for the open-source R statistical language. David writes daily about applications of R, analytics and open-source software at the Revolutions blog, and was named a top 10 influencer on the topic of “Big Data” by Forbes. He is the co-author (with Bill Venables) of the tutorial manual, An Introduction to R, and one of the originating developers of the ESS: Emacs Speaks Statistics project. Prior to joining Revolution Analytics, David was the director of product management for S-PLUS at Insightful, Inc.
Michele Chambers – Chief Strategy Officer
Michele Chambers is an entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years of industry experience. As the Chief Strategy Officer at Revolution Analytics, Michele is responsible for corporate strategy, product management and product marketing. Michele’s passion is helping companies identify new areas to apply analytics that drive high business value and create sustainable differentiation in the market. Michele was formerly the GM & VP Big Data Analytics at IBM. Her team was responsible for working with customers to fully exploit the IBM Big Data platform including the IBM Netezza appliance via scalable, high performance advanced analytics on IBM Netezza’s massively parallel computing platform. Michele was responsible for guiding the vision, strategy, sales and go-to-market for IBM Netezza Analytics. Michele is the co-author of “Big Data Big Analytics” (Wiley) that helps businesses and IT managers/executives understand the value of big data through practical use case stories along with consumable descriptions of the enabling technology. Michele holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Nova Southeastern University and an MBA from Duke University.
Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. Led by analytics consulting veteran Dave Rich, the company brings high performance, productivity, and enterprise readiness to R, the most powerful statistics language in the world. Used by over 2 million analysts in academia and at cutting-edge companies such as Google, Bank of America, and Acxiom, R has emerged as the standard of innovation in statistical analysis. The company’s flagship Revolution R Enterprise product extends R to meet the production deployment needs of large organizations in finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing, and other data-driven industries.
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