SOURCE: Concurrent, Inc.

Concurrent, Inc.

May 29, 2013 12:01 ET

Concurrent, Inc.'s Data Scientist to Co-Present at CityCamp Palo Alto

Concurrent's Paco Nathan to Deliver Open Data Talk With Junar CEO, Co-Founder Diego May

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 29, 2013) - Concurrent, Inc., the enterprise Big Data application platform company, today announced its Director of Data Science, Paco Nathan, will co-present with Diego May, CEO and co-founder of Junar, on "Minecraft and Open Data to Visualize Palo Alto 2.0" at CityCamp Palo Alto in Palo Alto, Calif. on June 1, 2013.

CityCamp Palo Alto will be held in conjunction with the first-ever National Day of Civic Hacking and will explore how technology, entrepreneurship and innovation can come together to help shape the future of communities. Leveraging elements of the popular game Minecraft, the talk will offer a family-friendly, interactive look at the City's Open Data project.

Details At-A-Glance:
What:
"Minecraft and Open Data to Visualize Palo Alto 2.0" Talk

When:
Saturday, June 1, at 1:25 p.m. PDT

Where:  
Lytton Plaza on University and Emerson Streets, Palo Alto

Who:
Paco Nathan, director of Data Science at Concurrent, Inc., and Diego May,
CEO and co-founder of Junar

How:
To learn more about the free event, visit: http://www.hackpaloalto.org/

About Paco Nathan
Paco Nathan is director of Data Science at Concurrent, Inc., where he leads the company's developer outreach program. He holds a dual degree from Stanford in math/statistics and distributed computing, and has more than 25 years experience in the technology industry. Nathan is an expert in Hadoop, R, predictive analytics, machine learning and natural language processing. He has built and led several expert Data Science teams and is a frequent speaker at industry events.

About Diego May
Diego May is CEO and co-founder of Junar, a company that powers the Data Economy by delivering the easiest-to-use, cloud-based Open Data platform. The City of Palo Alto is currently using Junar technology for its Open Data site, which offers a platform for increased engagement with the City's citizens. May holds an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management and has more than 15 years of IT industry leadership experience.

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About Concurrent, Inc.
Concurrent, Inc.'s vision is to become the #1 software platform choice for Big Data applications. Concurrent builds application infrastructure products that are designed to help enterprises create, deploy, run and manage data processing applications at scale on Apache Hadoop.

Concurrent is the mind behind Cascading™, the most widely used and deployed technology for Big Data applications with more than 75,000+ user downloads a month. Used by thousands of data driven businesses including Twitter, eBay, The Climate Corp and Etsy, Cascading is the de-facto standard in open source application infrastructure technology. Concurrent is headquartered in San Francisco. Visit Concurrent online at http://concurrentinc.com.

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