The keynote speaker for Big Data London (September 21-22, 2022) has been announced as Zhamak Deghani – founder of the Data Mesh concept


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The keynote speaker will be Matt Parker, the standing mathematician

Registration for the UK’s leading data and analytics event is now open

Richmond, Surrey, UK; August 25, 2022 – Visitor registration is open for Big Data LDN (London) – the UK’s leading data and analytics event, hosted by RX (Reed Exhibitions Ltd.). The exhibition and conference will take place from From Wednesday 21 to Thursday 22 September 2022 at Olympia, London. Visitors can register for their free ticket now.

The Keynote speaker was announced as Zhamak Deghaniwho founded the concept of Data Mesh in 2018. Zhamak is CEO and founder of stealth technology startup dedicated to reinventing data platforms with native Data-Mesh technologies to leverage data quickly, sustainably, and at scale. In his speech, Rewire for Data Mesh: Atomic Steps to Rewire Your Organization’s Socio-Technical Backbone (September 21, 10:00 a.m.), Zhamak will tell the story of what happened before Data Mesh, where we are headed, and what the future looks like – as well as what is holding organizations back from moving fast. Audiences will walk away with practical steps to rewire an organizational brain – behavior and technology – to drive change to Data Mesh and reach new heights.

The Keynote speaker will be Matt Parker, known as the Standing Mathematician. Matt has played sold-out gigs at some of the UK’s most iconic venues. He can be regularly seen talking about mathematics on the BBC and Discovery Channel, and in The Guardian newspaper. Author of Humble Pithe first mathematics book to be a Sunday time #1 bestseller. His YouTube videos have attracted over 100 million views. Matt will give the closing Keynote presentation on September 22 at 4:20 PM.

Visitors to Big Data LDN will be able to meet face-to-face with suppliers and consultants from 130 exhibiting organizations, to find solutions to solve their data problems and propose an effective data-driven strategy for their business. At the show, data professionals will have the opportunity to view live demos and learn about the latest product releases and software launches to enhance their capabilities.

Over 200 expert speakers will be featured through the incredible Big Data LDN 12 technical and commercial rooms. The comprehensive and curated conference program features must-see experts sharing unique stories, unparalleled expertise, and real-world use cases that visitors won’t hear anywhere else. At each of these specialized stages, experts from organizations such as Starburst, Snowflake, LNER, Deliveroo, Microsoft, Actian, Confluent, Dataiku and Deloitte will delve into topics ranging from modern analytics and DataOps to data governance and AI and MLOPS.

The Big Data LDN Keynote Theater is the centerpiece of the content program, where subject matter experts will present the latest insights and opinions on the industry’s hottest topics. In addition to the industry’s most eminent speakers, the keynote features notable business case studies and transformation journeys from renowned brands such as Parkdean Resorts, VTTI, Checkout.com, KFC UK and Ireland and Roche Diagnostics.

Three must-sees will also be presented Panel Discussions which promise to make ideas flow and make the room vibrate:

Data Mesh – what you need to know (Wednesday, September 21, 1:20 p.m.). Featuring Starburst CEO Justin Borgman; founder of the Data Mesh concept, Zhamak Dehghani; Omar Khawaja, Head of Analytics at Roche; Cindi Howson, Head of Data Strategy at ThoughtSpot; Kevin Petrie of analyst firm Eckerson Group.

The Great Data Debate (Wednesday, September 21, 4:20 p.m.) – our conference chair, industry analyst Mike Ferguson, will be joined by executives from Google, SAP, Select Star, DBT and Snowflake.

The Rise of the Data Engineer (Thursday, September 23, 1:20 p.m.) Simon Whiteley, Director of Engineering at Advancing Analytics, will lead a panel of experts to discuss the dramatic rise in the importance of the data engineering role, as well as the latest trends and technologies available to help you build a high performing team.

Bill Hammond, Director of Big Data LDN Events, says: “This year’s Big Data LDN will be our biggest event yet – the event has doubled in size since 2019. This reflects the astronomical growth of the data industry, as the information held by an organization plays an increasingly most important in its ability to innovate, operate efficiently, build the brand and stay on the right side of regulations.Our conference program and exhibitor lists cover all aspects of the data industry – from a technical and business perspective. – making Big Data LDN an event that every team member can attend and learn from.

LOCATION: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, W14 8UX

DATE: September 21, 2022 | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; September 22, 2022 | 09:00 – 17:00

CONTACT: bigdataaldn@rxglobal.com

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About Big Data LDN (London)

Big Data LDN is the UK’s leading free data and analytics conference and exhibition, hosting leading experts and vendors from across the industry, technical and business spheres. The event brings together the data and analytics community with a focus on how to build dynamic, data-driven businesses. The superior, end-user-led conference program features industry pioneers, experts, and real-world case studies, equipping attendees with the tools and techniques to deliver maximum business value from successful data projects. Delegates also have the opportunity to discuss their business needs and challenges with more than 130 vendors and technology consultants.

About RX (Reed Exhibitions)

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organizations. We increase the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, find products and close deals at over 400 events in 22 countries and 43 industrial sectors. RX is passionate about having a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all of its employees. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analysis and decision-making tools for professional and commercial customers.

About RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analysis and decision-making tools for professional and commercial customers. RELX serves customers in over 180 countries and has offices in approximately 40 countries. It employs more than 33,000 people, including more than 40% in North America. Shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. The current market capitalization can be viewed at http://www.relx.com/investors.

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