“Big Data in Asia” Panel

Asia has been playing a major driving force in the recent years of global economic development. In the age of big data, Asia is experiencing a significant scientific and technological transformation, in which data is becoming a key driver for new economy.

The goal of this panel is to ponder how data has been driving and will fundamentally drive the Asian century development. Panelists from the region will outline their views about the status, best practices, challenges and future of big data in Asia.


Usama Fayyad
Barclays Bank, UK


Amr Awadallah
Cofounder and CTO, Cloudera Inc., USA
Nejhdeh Ghevondian
Principal Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics & Data Management, HP, Australia
Rao Kotagiri
Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia
Kyuseok Shim
Professor, Seoul National University, South Korea
Gautam Shroff
Chief Scientist, TCS, India

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“Big Data in ANZ” Forum will be held in the afternoon of 9 August 2015 in Hilton
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“Big Data in China” Forum will be held in the afternoon of 10 August 2015 in Hilton
“Big Data in Asia” Panel will be held in the afternoon of 10 August 2015 in Hilton
Big Data Summit 2015