Service Line Manager, Datavard
Michal Alexa heads Datavard's Data Innovation Lab team. In this role, he leads several challenging topics that include Big-Data and Data-Science integration with the SAP world. Prior this role, Michal spent 8 years in the Unix technologies world with HP, and held positions ranging from engineer to delivery line manager. Michal is both an enthusiast and evangelist for Big-Data technologies, with a specific focus on the impact it has on mankind and society as a whole. Together with his consulting team of delivery experts for both SAP and Hadoop technology, he is the perfect person to talk to for the best approach to solving your data issues.
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloudera
Wim Stoop is the senior product marketing manager for Cloudera. In this role, he leads the marketing direction and strategic vision for Cloudera's mission to let organisations turn data into business value at scale. Prior to Cloudera, Wim spent more than 17 years helping blue-chip companies such as IBM, BP, and HSBC solve their most data-intensive challenges in the context of their business objectives and usage scenarios. Wim is a regular speaker at industry events where organisations are deciding and defining their big data strategy and direction. Wim holds a degree in Chemical Process Technology from the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands.