Registration is Open for Rock Stars of Big Data -The Must-Attend Big Data Event of the Year

First 50 registrants to receive free copy of 'Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave" e-book by speaker Bill Franks

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registration is open for Rock Stars of Big Data, the must-attend big data event of the year, scheduled for October 29 at the Computer History Museum in the Silicon Valley. The one-day summit aimed at business as well as technology leaders is being hosted by IEEE Computer Society.

The event will feature big data experts from Google, Netflix, IBM, Kaiser Permanente, GE Software, and other companies, who will share their insights on how to unleash the power of big data and translate them into actionable goals. The action-packed event will also include exhibits from leaders in big data technology.

The first 50 people to register will receive a free e-book version of "Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave: Finding Opportunities in Huge Data Streams with Advanced Analytics"  by speaker Bill Franks.

To register, visit

"Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave" cuts through the hype and demonstrates how big data will drive the next wave of analytic innovation in business, government, and academia. These innovations have the potential to radically change how organizations view their business.

Author and speaker Franks is Chief Analytics Officer for Teradata's global alliance programs, providing insight on trends in advanced analytics. A faculty member of the International Institute for Analytics, Franks also oversees the Business Analytic Innovation Center, jointly sponsored by Teradata and SAS.

Other speakers at Rock Stars of Big Data include:

  •         Grady Booch, Chief Scientist of Software Engineering, IBM Research
  •         William Ruh, Vice President, GE Software
  •         Chris Pouliot, Director of Algorithms and Analytics, Netflix
  •         Robert Mangel, Director of Service Quality Research, Kaiser Permanente
  •         Dan Sturman, Engineering Director, Google
  •         Stephen Wheat, General Manager, HPC Business Unit, Intel
  •         Peter Ungaro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cray Inc.
  •        Josh Greenbaum, Principal, Enterprise Applications Consulting, and
  •        Stephen Brodsky, Technical Executive and Distinguished Engineer of Big Data Initiatives, IBM Silicon Valley Lab.

Rock Stars of Big Data is the place to come to get solutions to managing the flood of big data and unleashing its power throughout the organization. Register now at to reserve your place.

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration, and collaboration, the IEEE Computer Society is the source that computing professionals trust to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis. The Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferencespublications, and a comprehensive digital library, unique training webinars,professional training, and the TechLeader Training Partner Program to help organizations increase their staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit

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