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Amy O'Connor

About Amy O'Connor

Amy drives innovation by using data, new technologies, and cloud services to improve customer satisfaction, build and connect products and services, and mitigate risk as leader of a new cross-organizational team that includes business systems, data science, IT operations, and information security. Previously, she was a big data evangelist, responsible for positioning the business value of Cloudera products and services and leading the company's team of industry experts and business value consultants who advise and guide customers as they adopt. She also teamed with customers to identify and address potential process and organizational barriers that could impact adoption. Before joining Cloudera in 2013, Amy built and led the global big data and analytics team at Nokia, where she was an early Cloudera customer. Previously, she was vice president of services marketing at Sun Microsystems as well as head of strategy for the company’s software and storage business units. Amy holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Business Administration.

Plotting the data-driven journey

Categories: Data Warehouse Machine Learning Spark

“Becoming data-driven is a multi-year journey, not a simple implementation.” It’s one of the first things we tell our customers. Acquiring and using data in a way that simply wasn’t possible up until very recently, requires a huge cultural shift. It’s far more than just technology. Last year our CTO and co-founder, Amr Awadallah suggested…

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