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University of York, UK, BENG 1995
Computer Science

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Conference Chair
VP Strategy

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Head of Web Development

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Edd Dumbill

Edd Dumbill is a technologist, writer and entrepreneur in big data and open source.

He is VP Strategy for Silicon Valley Data Science, and Editor in Chief of the journal Big Data.

Edd was the founding program chair for O’Reilly’s Strata conferences, focusing on the business of data. He was also chair for six years of the O’Reilly Open Source Convention.

Edd was the creator of the Expectnation conference management service, and the co-founder of life sciences intellectual property exchange He served as program chair of the XML Europe and XTech web technology conferences.

Also a writer and editor, Dumbill edited O’Reilly’s journal from 1999 to 2005, has co-authored several books for O’Reilly Media, and wrote on XML for IBM developerWorks.

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Edd Dumbill describes the SMAQ Stack for Big Data

Added: 3/11/11

Opening welcome from Strata 2011

Added: 3/11/11


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