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Hadoop Summit to Showcase the Future of Data

SANTA CLARA, Calif., — June 16, 2016 — Hosts Hortonworks® (NASDAQ:HDP) and Yahoo! today announced the program for and key sponsors of Hadoop Summit San Jose, the leading conference for those seeking best practices about the transformational impact of big data on organizations across any industry. Hadoop Summit will take place on June 28th – 30th at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.

Evolving with the rapid pace of the industry and open community, Hadoop Summit is the place to learn about the future of data and the transformations sweeping across both business and technical fields. All 250+ sessions are by pragmatists and experts in their fields that have been vetted by the community. Attendees will develop an understanding about key technologies powering new modern data applications and the value they hold for each organization. With over 4,000 attendees, Hadoop Summit is the go-to event for community vetted practical guidance for novices as well as experienced practitioners of Connected Data Platforms.

Notable keynote presentations include:

  • “Reaping the Benefits of Big Data Solutions at Macy’s,” Seetha Chakrapany, Macy’s
  • “Improving Customer Experience by Managing Big Data at High Speeds,” Andrew Leamont, Comcast
  • “Scaling Big Data for Usage-Based Insurance at Progressive,” Brian Durkin and Pawan Divakarla, Progressive Insurance
  • “The Unreasonable Effectiveness of A.C.I.D,” Joseph Sirosh, Microsoft

Hortonworks is hosting all Hadoop Summit attendees to join a community celebration at the 10-Years of Hadoop Cocktail Party on Wednesday, June 29.

New this year, Hortonworks and the Women in Big Data Forum will host the Women in Big Data luncheon and panel to promote diversity in technology, featuring speakers from Intel, Pivotal, IBM and others.

Hadoop Summit 2016 sponsors include:


  • Hortonworks
  • Yahoo!

Innovation Sponsor

  • Microsoft 

Diamond Sponsors

  • EMC
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • BMC

Platinum Sponsors

  • Actian
  • Arcadia Data
  • Dell
  • IBM
  • Impetus
  • Kyvos Insights
  • MapR
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • SAS
  • Syncsort
  • Teradata
  • Waterline Data

Register for Hadoop Summit 2016 here.

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, NiFi and Spark. Along with its 1,600+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

Hortonworks, HDP and HDF are registered trademarks or trademarks of Hortonworks, Inc. and its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. For more information, please visit All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For more information:

Michelle Lazzar

(408) 884-9861