Education Conference – Big Data, Big Potential

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  •  May 18, 2017
     11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Our world is more dependent on data today than ever before and it’s being collected
with everything we do and at an accelerated rate. For an organization, it can be a
game changer. Join the WTA as we explore the many aspects of Big Data and provide
various sessions that can help you unleash the potential for your organization.


Bart Crider – GE Healthcare VP Data & Analytics

Ashley Kanok – GE Healthcare Senior Director of Data & Analytics


  • Managing Analytic Operations in the Enterprise – A Scalable Path Forward – Stu Baily – Open Data Group CTO
  • Securing Big Data: A Balanced Approach – Brian Genz – Counter Threat Ops Consultant
  • Hybrid Infrastructures for Big Data – Ryan Wieber – Cloudera Systems Engineer
  • Governed Big Data Analytics for the Enterprise – Matthew Bley – MicroStrategy Senior Sale Engineer
  • Five Keys to Big Data Audit & Protection – Craig Burlingame – Imperva Principal Security Engineer
  • Data Analytics for Solving Business Problems – Alex Kolker – UW Milwaukee Adjunct Faculty

(Please note some sessions may run concurrently)
The finale, Executive IT panel

  • Bart Crider – GE Healthcare VP Data & Analytics
  • Randy Kirk – Direct Supply EVP & Chief Data Scientist
  • Scott Crouch – GMR Marketing VP of IT
  • Moderated by – Terry Noonan – Pure Storage VP of Technology

The WTA proudly supports National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Program

The program provides technical young women with ongoing support for their computing-related interests and achievements starting in high school.

After the sessions close, join us to mix and mingle with industry colleagues in a beautiful setting provided by our friends at Potawatomi Bingo Hotel and Casino!
Register at:


1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233, United States