The modern data stack consists of cloud data warehouses, data lakes and adjacent patterns such as the lakehouse, across a complex hybrid or multi-cloud environment. This has given data teams increased agility and the ability to leverage major amounts of data.
At the same time, new data privacy legislation and the impact of major cybersecurity breaches has led to the call for responsible data use, requiring new approaches to data privacy and security. Organizations that can use data responsibly to accelerate innovation and protect the business will be at a significant advantage over their competitors.
Come listen to Sanjeev Mohan, recent Gartner VP analyst and now principal at SanjMo, interview Nong Li, Okera CTO and Big Data veteran, on the following subjects:
Title: CTO, Okera
Nong co-founded Okera in 2016. Prior to that, he led performance engineering for Spark core and SparkSQL at Databricks. Before Databricks, he served as the tech lead for the Impala project at Cloudera. Nong is also one of the original authors of the Apache Parquet project. He has a bachelor’s in computer science from Brown University.
Title: Principal, SanjMo
Sanjeev Mohan is a seasoned data enthusiast with three decades of experience. Since starting his career at Oracle, he has been a practitioner and a researcher in the space of data and analytics. Most recently he was a research vice president at Gartner, where he led the agenda for topics covering modern data architectures and pipelines