Big Data Ignite 2017 Speaker Lineup

Big Data Ignite brings together some of the foremost practitioners of Big Data, IoT and Cloud Computing. Our full list of outstanding speakers is below. Click any speaker to learn more about their work.

Tanmay Bakshi

Algorithmist | Darwin Ecosystem and IBM Watson

Sagar Kewalramani

Sr ETL Administrator | Meijer

Dong Meng

Data Scientist | MapR

Neil Carlson, Ph. D

Director | Calvin College Center for Social Research

Brianna Marshall

GIS Research Specialist | Calvin College Center for Social Research

Jordan Daley

Research Associate | Calvin College Center for Social Research

David Zeitler, Ph. D

Assistant Professor of Statistics | Grand Valley State University

Andrew Borgman

Biostatistician | Spectrum Health

Apurva Singh

Platform Architect | Meerutech

Basakar Gunda

Principal Consultant | Open Systems Technologies

Bhaskar V. Karambelkar

Security Analyst | Ernst & Young Global Limited

Eric Kort, Ph. D

Research Scientist | Van Andel Institute

Erik Nor

Principal Consultant & Big Data Technology Leader | Moser Consulting

Marie Cimitile, Ph. D

Provost | Grand Valley State University

Michael Bloem

Senior Analyst, Advanced Analytics | Steelcase

Patrick Bailey

Educator and Software Developer | Calvin College

Paul Egeler

Senior Biostatistician | Spectrum Health/Michigan R Users Group

Phrederick Tyrrell

Solution Engineer | MapR

Sumra Sulaiman

Data Management & Analytics Consultant | ConsultData, LLC

Elliot J.R. Church, J.D.

Attorney, Co-Organizer of Big Data Ignite | Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C.

Tuhin Mitra

Information Technology Manager, Co-Organizer of Big Data Ignite | Calvin College

Joe Fox

Chair of the Mathematics Department, Director of Data Analytics Program | Aquinas College

Greg Terell

CEO | LooUQ Incorporated

Dave McAllister

Director of Developer Engineering | Solace Inc.

Rodrigo Abreu

Systems Engineer | Solace Inc.

Dr. Harsha Rajasimha

Global Director | NTT DATA, Inc.

Ross Wagner

Information Systems Quality Architect | Gordon Food Service

Mark Fei

Senior Technical Instructor | Amazon Web Services

Rodrigo Abreu

Systems Engineer | Solace Inc.

Dr. Harsha Rajasimha

Global Director | NTT DATA, Inc.

Ross Wagner

Information Systems Quality Architect | Gordon Food Service

Aaron Kamphuis

Principal – Data Analytics & IoT | Open Systems Technologies