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Early-Registration Deadline Approaching for Rock Stars of Big Data

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 27 September 2013 – The early-bird registration deadline is fast approaching for Rock Stars of Big Data, the must-attend Big Data event of the year, scheduled for October 29 at the Computer History Museum in the Silicon Valley. The one-day summit aimed at business as well as technology leaders is being hosted by IEEE Computer Society.
 
The event will feature big data experts from Google, Netflix, IBM, Kaiser Permanente, GE Software, and other companies, who will share their insights on how to unleash the power of big data and translate them into actionable goals. The action-packed event will also include exhibits from leaders in big data technology.
 
Register by Friday, October 4 to lock in 25 percent savings on IEEE Computer Society member and nonmember pricing. Teams of three or more can save 33 percent off regular pricing if they register by the early-bird deadline. To register now, visit http://www.computer.org/Big-Data.
 
"The one-day Rock Stars of Big Data represents a unique opportunity to hear from big data industry leaders, and come away from actionable insights and knowledge," said Chris Jensen, IEEE Computer Director of Marketing and Sales. "We have put together a cutting-edge program not available anywhere else that will give attendees the information they need to unleash the power of big data."
 
The summit will empower attendees to:
  • understand the potential for big data in their business,
  • create a big data culture,
  • make big data projects succeed,
  • use big data analytics to make the right decisions, and
  • prepare employees and teams for big data projects.
Speakers at Rock Stars of Big Data include:
  • Grady Booch, Chief Scientist of Software Engineering, IBM Research
  • William Ruh, Vice President, GE Software
  • Chris Pouliot, Director of Algorithms and Analytics, Netflix
  • Michael Johnson, Director for Utility Care Data Analysis, Kaiser Permanente
  • Dan Sturman, Engineering Director, Google
  • Mark Seager, Intel CTO for Technical Computing
  • Peter Ungaro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cray Inc.
  • Joshua Greenbaum, Principal, Enterprise Applications Consulting
  • Stephen Brodsky, Technical Executive and Distinguished Engineer of Big Data Initiatives, IBM Silicon Valley Lab, and
  • Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata's global alliance programs.
Attendees come from well-known technology companies such as Amazon, Apple, Broadcom, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft, as well as healthcare companies, local and state governments, midsized enterprises, and more. 

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading membership organization for professionals in all aspects of modern computing – from cloud to big data, security to mobile, robotics to software defined systems, wearables to IoT. A true community for technology leaders, Computer Society provides resources to keep its members current in technology and moving forward in their professions – publications, a renowned digital library, a vast program of conferences, technical committees, and much more. The Computer Society also serves the profession at large through establishment of standards, professional qualifications and certifications, training and education programs, events on leading-edge technologies, conference publishing, and a wealth of other services and programs focused on advancing the science and art of computing. More information on IEEE Computer Society can be found at www.computer.org.

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