SOURCE: Trifacta


May 07, 2014 09:00 ET

Trifacta Featured on Data Science Start-Up Panel at DataEDGE Conference

Joe Hellerstein Joins Databricks, Captricity and Co-Founders to Discuss Data Science and Data-Driven Entrepreneurship

BERKELEY, CA--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) - Trifacta, a Data Transformation Platform provider, today announced that Joe Hellerstein, Trifacta co-founder and CEO, will speak at the DataEDGE conference on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Hellerstein will join the co-founders of Databricks, Captricity, and on a panel titled, UC Berkeley Data Science Startups. The panel will discuss the birth and growth of data science companies that have emerged from the University of California, Berkeley.

"UC Berkeley has a unique culture that encourages a full range of research, open source and entrepreneurship. The university's environment has been critical to the evolution of the data industry, and in recent years has played a key role in fostering the big data ecosystem," said Joe Hellerstein, CEO of Trifacta. "When discussing Hadoop technologies and applications, it is hard to miss UC Berkeley's influence. The university has supported research that has led to widely-used open source technologies like Apache Spark, MADlib and iPython, as well as the founding of companies like the ones on this panel."

DataEDGE: UC Berkeley Data Science Startups

Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Thursday, May 8, 2014
3:45pm - 4:30pm PT

For more information and to register for the DataEDGE Conference visit:

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About Trifacta
Trifacta, the pioneer in data transformation, significantly enhances the value of an enterprise's Big Data by enabling users to easily transform raw, complex data into clean and structured formats for analysis. Leveraging decades of innovative work in human-computer interaction, scalable data management and machine learning, Trifacta's unique technology creates a partnership between user and machine, with each side learning from the other and becoming smarter with experience. Trifacta is backed by Accel Partners and Greylock Partners.

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