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August 01, 2017 14:54 ET

CORRECTION - Strata Data Conference in New York

Turning algorithms into business advantage

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - August 01, 2017) - In the news release, "Strata Data Conference in New York," issued Monday, July 31, 2017 by O'Reilly Media, the second sentence should read "Javits Center" rather than "Moscone Center" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

Data drives business transformation today, delivering insight, efficiency, and business value to those who can move analysis into action. Strata Data Conference focuses on implementing successful business strategies that turn algorithms into real business advantage September 26-28 at the Javits Center in New York City. O'Reilly Media and Cloudera present Strata.

New programs at Strata New York this year include Strata Business Summit -- the missing MBA for data-driven business -- and Findata Day, a deep dive into the disruption of finance.

Tailored for executives, business leaders, and strategists, Strata Business Summit explores how to build data-driven strategies that deliver customer insight and drive efficiency and innovation. Strata Business Summit offers strategy, case studies, and executive briefings from companies like Pitney Bowes, BMW, Lufthansa, Comcast, and McKinsey Global Institute.

Findata Day offers finance executives an in-depth exploration into the most disruptive data technologies within the context of banking, investment, and finance. Findata Day covers topics including using data exhaust, crowdsourcing, and real-time information to find profit and reduce risk; how machine learning and artificial intelligence impact investment models, data analysis, and the foundations of the finance industry; and governance and compliance in an era of machine-made trading models.

Program Chairs Doug Cutting, Ben Lorica, and Alistair Croll have created a conference program that covers the entire range of big data tools and technologies. Featured speakers include:

• Danah Boyd, Microsoft Research

• Jer Thorp, The New York Times

• Christine Hung, Spotify

• Mike Olson, Cloudera

• Cathy O'Neil, Weapons of Math Destruction

• Michael Chui, McKinsey Global Institute

• Hilary Mason, Fast Forward Labs

• Sam Lavigne, The New Inquiry

• Manuela Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University

• Robin Thottungal, US Environmental Protection Agency

• Barbara Eckman, Comcast

• Kurt Brown, Netflix

• Atul Dalmia, American Express

• Tanvi Singh, Credit Suisse

• Nick Curcuru, MasterCard

• Tobi Bosede, Johns Hopkins

• Mike Driscoll, Metamarkets

• Mike Braun, Zalando

• Tamara Broderick, MIT

The content presented at Strata helps to shape the future of business and technology. Conference topics include: AI, Big data and the Cloud, Data engineering, Data-driven business, Data science, Enterprise adoption, Hadoop, Machine learning, Real-time apps, Security, sensors and IoT, Spark and beyond, Stream processing, and Visualization & UX.

Strata offers a unique opportunity to tap into the leading minds in technology and network with thousands of data scientists, engineers, analysts, and business managers. Registration remains open, and a limited number of media passes remain available for qualified journalists and analysts. For more information or to request an interview, please contact maureen@oreilly.com.

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