The world is at an inflection point where business applications have become cloud-first. But what does that mean for big data in the cloud and what are the lessons learned from experienced practitioners?

Join us to see what a cloud-ready, big data reference architecture looks like and discover what key criteria you should consider when building your solution.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The advantages of big data cloud solutions with unlimited scalability, speed of deployment, simplified management, and cost reduction
  • How to build an architecture that helps insulate from changes to data and schema
  • The need to embrace self-service for business users, be it for preparing or analyzing data
  • How to ensure governance and visibility across the ever-growing data diversity


Matt Aslett

Research Director, 451 Research

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Matt Aslett is a Research Director for the Data Platforms and Analytics Channel at 451 Research. Matt has overall responsibility for the data platforms and analytics research coverage, which includes operational and analytic databases, Hadoop, grid/cache, stream processing, search-based data platforms, data integration, data quality, data management, analytics, machine learning and advanced analytics. Matt's own primary area of focus includes data management, reporting and analytics, and exploring how the various data platforms and analytics technology sectors are converging in the form of next-generation data platforms.

Matt is a regular speaker at client and industry events and has delivered keynotes and moderated panels at Strata + Hadoop World, Hadoop Summit, Percona Live MySQL Conference, GraphConnect, Data Leadership and NoSQL Roadshow. Matt has been named by AnalyticsWeek as being among the top 200 Thought Leaders in the field of Big Data and Analytics.

Steve Wooledge

VP of Marketing, Arcadia Data

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Steve Wooledge is responsible for overall go-to-market strategy and marketing for Arcadia Data. He is a 15-year veteran of enterprise software in both large public companies and early-stage start-ups and has a passion for bringing innovative technology to market. Previously, Steve was with MapR Technologies where he ran all product, solution, and digital marketing for their converged data platform. He previously held senior management positions in marketing at Teradata, Aster Data (acquired by Teradata), Interwoven (acquired by HP), and Business Objects (acquired by SAP), as well as sales and engineering roles at Business Objects, Covalex, and Dow Chemical.

Clarke Patterson

Head of Product Marketing, StreamSets

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Clarke Patterson is Head of Product Marketing at StreamSets, responsible for strategic marketing, market intelligence and evangelism. He brings over 20 years of big data and data management experience to StreamSets and previously held similar positions at Confluent, Cloudera and Informatica.

Bertrand Cariou

Sr. Director of Partner Marketing, Trifacta

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Bertrand Cariou is Senior Director of Partner Marketing at Trifacta. He has more than 25 years of experience in the computing and data management industry holding roles from engineering, consulting, product management, product marketing and company strategy. Bertrand joined Trifacta after 15 years tenure in the largest independent software vendor in data management where he founded their French operations to ultimately lead their big data lake strategy globally.

Bob Hageneau

Head of Product Marketing, Waterline Data

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Bob leads the Product Marketing Team at Waterline Data.  He has a long track record of creating products that successfully help enterprises derive business insight from their data.  He has played leadership roles building Data Integration, Master Data Management, and Big Data Analytics businesses at both startups and large businesses such as SAP and D&B.