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Cloudera Inc.

September 26, 2011 14:33 ET

Cloudera COO Kirk Dunn to Speak at "COO Roundtable 2012" Presented by Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's Premier Business and Technology Forum

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - Cloudera Inc., the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, today announced that Kirk Dunn, Cloudera COO, will be speaking at the "COO Roundtable 2012" presented by Churchill Club on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in Santa Clara, CA. Dunn, who is responsible for Cloudera's business operations, will discuss the current strategic importance of the COO role along with the challenges and opportunities for the COO to drive positive growth and innovation in today's economic climate.

Churchill Club is Silicon Valley's leading business and technology forum. The 25-year-old non-profit organization has over 7,000 members and has earned its reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs where CEOs, up-and-coming executives and national business and thought leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate.

Dunn will join a distinguished panel of executives in a candid discussion about strategies, trends and innovations that are emerging for the COO in today's economic climate. Looking toward 2012, the speakers will identify important opportunities as well as challenges to overcome for a competitive advantage. Ajay Chopra, General Partner of Trinity Ventures and former CEO/COO of Pinnacle Systems will moderate the conversation.

"COO Roundtable 2012" presented by Churchill Club

Cloudera COO Kirk Dunn

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Santa Clara Marriot
2700 Mission College Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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About Cloudera
Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software and services, enables data driven enterprises to easily derive business value from all their structured and unstructured data. Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH), available to download for free at, is the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Support and a portfolio of software including Cloudera Management Suite. Cloudera also offers consulting services, training and certification on Apache technologies. As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera's depth of experience and commitment to sharing expertise are unrivaled.

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