On March 25, 2011 in Palo Alto at Stanford University, SDForum held “Analytics – The Next Wave.” Basically the huge amount of data will force us to rethink how we analyze it and make decisions.
The first panel discussion was on “New Sources of Data and Usage.” John Fraser of Accenture moderated panelists Ralph Clark of ShotSpotter, Zia Yusuf of Streetline and Ilen Zazueta-Hall of Enphase Energy. The morning fireside chat was with Tom Peck of Levi Strauss and Sanjay Poonen of SAP. The second panel discussion was on “New Deployment and Data Architecture Models.” Eileen Boerger of Agilis Solutions moderated panelists Scott Burke of Yahoo, Anant Jhingran of IBM and Oliver Ratzesberger of eBay. Exhibitors attending were Agilis, Cloudera, IBM, Karmasphere and SAP.
The afternoon fireside chat was with Simon Khalaf of Flurry and Sharon Wienbar of Scale Venture Partners. The third panel discussion was on “The Investor Perspective.” Harold Yu of Orrick moderated panelists Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners, Vispi Daver of Sierra Ventures and Lars Leckie of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Eric Peterson delivered the afternoon keynote on “Web Analytics Demystified.” The fourth panel discussion was on “Consumer Targeting.” Ted Shelton of Open-First moderated panelists Jim Dai of CalmSea, Phil Davis of RapLeaf, Josh McFarland of TellApart and Dennis Yu of BlitzLocal. Bill Schlough of the San Francisco Giants gave the closing keynote.
Note: Max Darby of BlitzLocal says that Dennis Yu is not affiliated with Webtrends.
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