Where the Worlds of Data Engg & Data Sciences Merge!


We are increasingly living in a world where technological lines are blurring, operating systems are becoming irrelevant and programming languages are becoming similar to each other.

Such a thing is happening in the world of Data Engineering and Data Sciences too. No longer are these two world viewed as two distinct worlds, but as one leaning off the other.
This meetup explores the implosion of these worlds.


– 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Registration & Networking

– 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Rise of AI, ML and DL
Jnan Dash – CTO, Third Eye CSS

This talk will show the recent resurgence of Artificial Intelligence (AI), especially in the subset areas of Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL). Big Data engineers spend a lot of time on technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Heron, etc. But are seeing an increasing trend of AI,ML and DL creep into their Big Data systems. This presentation provides a general overview of AI, ML & DL technologies and shows the kinds of projects underway in exploiting these technologies.

– 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Extracting Insights from Data at Twitter
Prasad Wagle – Technical Lead (Data Platform), Twitter

This presentation will delve deep into the Data Platform at Twitter to explore how Data Engineering and Data Science services enables Twitter to extract actionable insights from data.

– 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm
QA & Networking

Speaker Bio:
Jnan Dash

Jnan Dash is a technology visionary and executive consultant in Silicon Valley. He focuses on enterprise solutions such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, New Data Management Technologies, Real Time Analytics, and Scalable Distributed Computing.
He spent 10 years at Oracle Corporation and was the Group Vice President, Systems Architecture and Technology. He was responsible for setting Oracle’s core database and application server product directions and interacted with customers worldwide in translating future needs to product plans. Prior to joining Oracle in 1992, he spent 16 years at IBM in various positions including development of the DB2 family of products and in charge of IBM’s database architecture and technology.

He currently serves as the CTO of Third Eye Consulting Services.

Prasad Wagle

Prasad Wagle is a Technical Lead in the Data Platform team at Twitter. He has been at Twitter for four years working on data pipelines and data visualization tools. Previously, Prasad has held senior engineering positions at Yammer, Visa, Good Technology and Sun Microsystems.

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