May 04 to 05 2015, Santa Clara, USA.

Speakers

Speaker "Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy" Details

Name :
dr. satyam priyadarshy
Company :
Title :
Chief Data Scientist
Topic :

Leveraging Value from Big Data and Dark Data through Data Science

Abstract :

A large number of enterprise have ventured into Big Data, however a large amount of data could be classified as Dark Data. The emergence and ease of use of data science enables one to create value from this Dark Data.  The value realization requires a clear process to maximize the benefit. In this talk, i will discuss one of those steps necessary to create value from Big Dark Data.
 

Profile :

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy is the Chief Data Scientst at Halliburton (NYSE: HAL). Previously, he was the VP of Data Science at Acxiom Corporation. He is a well recognized global leader in areas of Big Data, Data Science, Analytics and Emerging Technologies. Prior to Acxiom, he was the Chief Knowledge Officer and VP of Analytics at Network Solutions (now web.com).  A direct report to the Chairman and CEO of Network Solutions and a member of the senior leadership team, Dr. Priyadarshy provided strategic leadership to improve products and services. He led the transformation of the main revenue channel the, ecommerce storefront, from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 technologies. Dr, Priyadarshy has breadth of scientific knowledge, in-depth technology experience and extensive business acumen.

Before joining Network Solutions, Dr. Priyadarshy was the CTO and Co-Founder of Enformed (getEnformed.com), and was associated with emerging technology startups Foodem.com (in Baltimore incubator), OKCoPay.com (referred in Forbes, 2014). He also co-founded Sustainable Star, a solar energy consulting firm in DC area. Prior to entrepreneurial engagements, he held various roles at AOL for 9 years.  In his last role, he co-founded the AOL research labs in US and headed the AOL Labs in India.

Dr. Priyadarshy is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches Advanced Analytics and E-Commerce Strategy. Prior to that he was Adjunct Professor at the School of Management, George Mason University.

He is also a Senior Fellow, at the International Cyber Security Center at George Mason University.

Recently, he was named as one of the top 50 candidates in the country for nomination to corporate board, as Digital Director, by The Agenda Digital 50, the Financial Times Publication.  
 

Before AOL, Dr. Priyadarshy has held various academic and research positions at various universities and institutes including Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, The University of Pittsburgh,  The University of Sydney, Australia, IIT Bombay, India, etc. He has been a principal and co- investigator of multiple High Performance Supercomputing Projects.  He is an author of over 30 research papers and articles in reputable international journals and magazines. and has completed over 70 speaking engagements at leading technology, science and business conferences.  He has been profiled in magazines like The Chemical and Engineering News, The Scientist, Silicon India, etc.

 

Dr. Priyadarshy obtained his MBA from Virginia Tech and Ph.D. from IIT Bombay. He is member of IEEE, ACM, ACS, Phi Lambda Upsilon, etc.  He is also President-Elect of the DC chapter of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs, one of the world's largest entrepreneur network). He is also a board member and or advisory board member of various educational institutes and emerging technology companies. In the DC Metro area - he is on the board of advisors for NVCC's IT/IS program, ECPI University, etc.

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