On May 8, 2014, I will be a panelist at an exciting event– Chasing the Internet of Things hosted by Gennari & Aronson and ThinkStrategies. I will be joined on the panel by Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of ThinkStrategies, Brendan McSheffrey, CEO of en-Gauge, Dave Icke, CEO of MC10. The panel will be moderated by fellow global citizen, Larry Gennari of Gennari & Aronson. Details are below. I hope to see you there!
Within seconds of meeting Tom Heiser, you immediately sense his high level of intensity, focus, competitiveness and energy that has driven him to a successful career in the IT industry. Tom joined EMC in 1984 as a sales trainee and rose to increasingly senior sales and executive roles. He has played a key role in EMC’s evolution into a broad-based information infrastructure leader, including being directly involved in the formation of EMC’s Cloud Infrastructure and Services Division. He also served as EMC’s SVP, Corporate Development and New Ventures. He is now President of RSA, EMC’s Security Division, with ~$1B in revenues, 3,000 employees worldwide and more than 30,000 customers.
Tom is absolutely one of the best in the business and he’s offered to share his management principles.
Big Data is a topic set to make one of the most profound influences on our lives…We have witnessed several waves of change in the IT landscape: mainframe, mini-computers, PC/microprocessors, client servers, cloud computing and now– Big Data. Though I am sure that most of you are familiar with the term, Big Data relates to the process of capturing and analyzing large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations and other useful information. The results are tremendously influential, not only to businesses but also to our society, as I will uncover.
The difference between traditional analytics (which have been around for years) and Big Data lies in three key areas: data volume, data type and processing speed.