UW CSE’s Ed Lazowska and Carlos Guestrin will be featured speakers at an event next month that will examine the impact of big data in Washington State. “Insight to Impact: Transforming Washington’s Industries Through Big Data” will provide a comprehensive look at ground-breaking developments in big data and explore how this rapidly growing field will shape Washington’s industries and economy.
Ed, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering at UW CSE, will provide the audience with a comprehensive overview of the big data opportunity for Washington – examining our current assets and a looking ahead to what big data might enable in the future.
Carlos, the Amazon Professor of Machine Learning at UW CSE and co-founder and CEO of big data startup Dato (formerly known as GraphLab), will participate in a panel discussion alongside Bloomberg News correspondent Dina Bass; Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of Machine Learning at Microsoft; and Madrona Venture Group’s Matt McIlwain.
In addition, the event will feature a keynote address by Inrix CEO Bryan Mistele and a showcase of big data-driven innovations and companies that are helping to transform health care, government, retail and other industries.
“Insight to Impact,” which is co-presented by the Technology Alliance, will take place on Tuesday, March 3rd, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. An early-bird registration rate is available until February 20th. Find more information and register to attend here.