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Office Hour with Paco Nathan (Liber 118)

Paco Nathan (Databricks)
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table B)

If you have questions about machine learning, math, and the shift from chasing algorithms to building data workflows, then Paco is the man to talk to. Bring him your questions on:

  • Just Enough Math (advanced math for business people for leveraging Big Data)
  • Data workflows and abstraction layers (Cascading, Apache Spark, etc.)
  • PMML use cases
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Paco Nathan

Databricks

O’Reilly author (Just Enough Math and Enterprise Data Workflows with Cascading) and a “player/coach” who’s led innovative Data teams building large-scale apps. Director of Community Evangelism for Apache Spark with Databricks, advisor to Amplify Partners . Expert in machine learning, cluster computing, and Enterprise use cases for Big Data. Interests: Spark, Ag+Data, Open Data, Mesos, PMML, Cascalog, Scalding, Clojure, Python, Chatbots, NLP.