07:30 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:05

The big bang! The kickoff to an exciting conference, filled with informative sessions, renowned speakers, and virtual interactions with speakers and peers.

Ravi Shankar

Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo
08:05 - 08:25

Traditional data integration is falling short to meet new business requirements - real-time connected data, self-service, automation, speed, and intelligence. Forrester analyst will explain how data fabric is emerging as a hot new market for an intelligent and unified platform.

Noel Yuhanna

Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research
08:25 - 08:40

The world economy took a toll due to COVID-19. But has that stopped venture capital investments? In this fireside chat, Denodo CEO Angel Vina will ask Pro-Football Hall of Famer and Investor Steve Young which technologies are worth the dime!

Steve Young, Pro Football Hall of Famer and Founding Partner at HGGC

Interviewer: Angel Vina, Founder and CEO at Denodo

Steve Young

Pro Football Hall of Fame and President & Co-Founder at HGGC

Angel Vina

Founder & CEO at Denodo
08:40 - 08:55

Denodo 8 expands data integration and management to data fabric with advanced data virtualization capabilities. What are they? Denodo CTO Alberto Pan will touch upon the key Denodo 8 capabilities.

Alberto Pan

Executive VP & CTO at Denodo
08:55 - 09:10

UBS' digital wealth management platform (WMAP) was rolled out to help the investment bank's 7,000 advisers and staff with front- and back-office tasks. In this presentation, UBS Executive Director Vitali Rombalski will discuss how UBS built an enterprise integration service layer for richer client experience.

Vitali Rombalski

Executive Director, Head of Data Architecture and Analytics, CTO office at UBS
09:10 - 09:25

Data visualization and data virtualization are complementary technologies. But how do they come together under a common data fabric? This presentation will discuss how organizations are advancing their data fabric capabilities leveraging innovations in these two technologies in areas of self-service, data catalog, cloud, and AI/ML.

Brian Matsubara

RVP, Global Technology Alliances at Tableau Software
09:25 - 09:45

Are logical data fabrics a high priority to implement them now? This esteemed panel will explore if organizations should jump on the logical data fabric wagon now. Watch out for interesting insights that might help your data strategy.

Moderator: Ravi Shankar, Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo. 

PanelistBrian Matsubara RVP, Global Technology Alliances at Tableau Software; Alberto Pan at Executive VP & CTO, Denodo; Vitali Rombalski Executive Director, Head of Data Architecture and Analytics, CTO office at UBS; Noel Yuhanna, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research.

 

09:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15

How is a logical data fabric different from a physical data fabric? What are the advantages of one type of fabric over the other? Attend this session to firm up your understanding of a logical data fabric.

Quinn Lewis

Consulting Director at Denodo
10:00 - 10:45

Cloud data integration is one of the key use cases within Denodo 8. In this technical deep-dive session, the head of product management will elaborate and demo the capabilities, automation, and deployment of Denodo 8 for cloud data integration.

Pablo Alvarez

Global Director of Product Management at Denodo
10:15 - 10:30

You got some idea about logical data fabric. But you may be wondering how does it look like in real life implementation, from a Denodo customer's perspective. Jim Boesger, Enterprise Architect from Progressive Insurance, will walk you through how their logical data fabric evolved over time.

 

Jim Boesger

IT Manager at Progressive Insurance
10:30 - 10:45

You bought into the merits of logical data fabrics, and now you want to implement one. How do you get started? What are the pitfalls to avoid? This session will cover what works and what does not based on insights from successful customer use cases.

Speakers: Sandeep Srinivasan, Associate Vice President, HCL & Shyam Enjeti , Senior Vice President, Digital & Analytics, HCL

10:45 - 11:00

Many companies transcend the hybrid world these days on their way to a multicloud solution. How did they do it? What worked and what did not? This panel will explore those questions and give pointed advice on effective strategies that you use to spur your cloud journey.

Moderator: Pablo Alvarez

Panelists: Inessa Garber, Director of Product Management at Denodo & Josh Rachner, Practice Lead, Sense Corp

Pablo Alvarez

Global Director of Product Management at Denodo

Inessa Gerber

Director of Product Management at Denodo

Josh Rachner

Practice Lead at Sense Corp
10:45 - 11:00

So, you now understand what a logical data fabric is, but what can you use it for? What are the key business challenges that can be quickly and better solved using the logical data fabric. Hear the experts offer their insights.

Moderator: Ravi Shankar, Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo

Panelists: Quinn Lewis, Consulting Director at Denodo; Jim Boesger IT Manager at Progressive Insurance & Asheesh Mahajar Partner & Chief Solutions Officer at Decision Minds

Ravi Shankar

Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo

Quinn Lewis

Consulting Director at Denodo

Jim Boesger

IT Manager at Progressive Insurance

Asheesh Mahajan

Partner - Chief Solution Officer at Decision Minds
11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 11:30

Is the logical data fabric one monolithic technology or does it comprise of various components? If so, what are they? In this presentation, Denodo CTO Alberto Pan will elucidate what components make up the logical data fabric.

Alberto Pan

Executive VP & CTO at Denodo
11:15 - 12:00

Cloud marketplaces have removed the barrier from technology procurement process. In which marketplaces is Denodo 8.0 available? How do you assess which configurations to buy? In this session, Denodo's Cloud Product Manager will answer all of these questions and show how to do it.

Mitesh Shah

Senior Cloud Product Manager & Cloud Evangelist at Denodo
11:30 - 11:45

On the surface a logical data fabric sounds like a simple one stop shop for all your enterprise data needs, but underneath it is mostly a complex medley of data sources. Sabitha Darsi, Data Architect at Nationwide Insurance, will show you how it looks underneath Nationwide's logical data fabric.

Sabitha Darsi

Data Architect and Technology Area Leader at Nationwide Insurance
11:45 - 12:00

Implementing a logical data fabric is not a one-shot deal. It is a journey. How do you start small, demonstrate ROI, and then expand to additional use cases? This presentation will provide practical tips on how to start and later expand logical data fabric implementation.

Mano Vajpey

Founder and Data Architect at SimplicityBI Consulting
12:00 - 12:15

Buying from cloud marketplaces can seem easy, but in practice they are not. In this session, the panelists will debunk the mystery of how to get started on cloud marketplaces, what aspects to consider when buying, and many more.

Moderator: Paul Moxon, SVP Data Architecture and Chief Evangelist at Denodo. 

Panelist: Mitesh Shah, Senior Cloud Product Manager & Cloud Evangelist at Denodo; Jeff Spicer, CMO at Yellowbrick.

Jeff Spicer

Chief Marketing Officer at Yellowbrick Data

Mitesh Shah

Senior Cloud Product Manager & Cloud Evangelist at Denodo

Paul Moxon

SVP Data Architecture and Chief Evangelist at Denodo
12:00 - 12:15

Ok, now we have a Logical Data Fabric, from a technology perspective. But what will the business users use it for? How exactly will they do it? These panel experts will draw upon their experiences from customer implementatoins to provide tangible suggestions.

Moderator: Suresh Chandrasekaran, Executive VP at Denodo;

Panelists: Sabitha Darsi, Data Architect and Technology Area Leader at Nationwide Insurance;

 

12:15 - 12:20

Key Takeaways from Day 1: Reminders for Day 2

Ravi Shankar

Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo
12:20 - 13:00

NETWORKING / Denodo & Partner Showcase / LIVE MUSIC Lounge)/Q&A Lounge/ Winner announcements

07:30 - 08:00

Check-in / Log-in Networking / Denodo & Partner Showcase

08:00 - 08:05

Another day to look forward to. Listen to this Day 2 welcome address to learn what's in store for the second day, and how to maximize the learning this second day.

Ravi Shankar

Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo
08:05 - 08:25

In this presentation, TDWI analyst will describe data virtualization as an appropriate data management strategy when advanced analytics applications demand very fresh data or when advanced analytics data is distributed across multiple data platforms in a hybrid data architecture.

Philip Russom, PhD.

Senior Director of Research for Data Management at TDWI
08:25 - 08:55

What are the five key features in Denodo 8? Listen to five Subject Matter Experts explain five Denodo 8 features in 5 min each. This session will become the basis for many detailed presentations that deep-dive into each of these features.

Moderator: Ravi Shankar, Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo.

Speakers: Pablo Álvarez, Global Director of Product Managementat Denodo; Quinn Lewis, Consulting Director at Denodo; Inessa Gerber, Director of Product Management at Denodo; Vincent Fages-Gouyou, EMEA Product Management Director at Denodo; Paul Fearon, Senior Solutions Consultant at Denodo.

08:55 - 09:30

The much sought after Denodo Data Innovation Award. Who will be the winner this year? Listen two customers duel it out. You determine the winner.

Moderator: Saptarshi Sengupta, Director of Product Marketing at Denodo

Speakers: Luke Slotwinski VP, Data & Analytics at Prologis; Lauren Cordova Data Science and Analytics Manager at Panasonic

09:30 - 09:45
09:45 - 10:00

Data science, for it to deliver useful insights, requires all of the enterprise data. In this presentation, the Denodo SME will discuss how data virtualization enables data science by providing all of the enterprise data in real-time.

Vincent Fages-Gouyou

EMEA Product Management Director at Denodo
09:45 - 10:30

Those who have dabbled into data virtualization, inquire about its performance characteristics. In this presentation, the head of Denodo product management will detail the 5 different capabilities available within data virtualization to accelerate the queries and deliver the results rapidly.

Pablo Alvarez

Global Director of Product Management at Denodo
10:00 - 10:15

Data Scientists build models to unearth associations among different data points that can deliver vital business insights to effect better decisions. In this presentation, the Denodo partner will elaborate how data scientists can use data virtualization for advanced analytics to effect better decisions.

Adnan Masood, PhD.

Chief Architect - AI & Machine Learning at UST Global
10:15 - 10:30

The whole world has been ravaged by the pandemic. As the world fights to return to normal, new information is needed on when it is safe for to go work, schools, restaurants, etc. In this vibrant panel discussion, the participants will discuss how data science and data virtualization can help with restoring confidence and health.

Moderator: Ravi Shankar, Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer at Denodo. 

Panelists: David Chu, Data Virtualization Senior Sales Engineer at Denodo.

10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:00

Data Discovery is key for data governance initiatives. Denodo's Data Catalog has long enabled business users to search for data and discover relationships. That capability has been automated in Denodo 8 with AI/ML. Find out how.

Inessa Gerber

Director of Product Management at Denodo
10:45 - 11:30

First it was the database, then the data warehouse, and now it is the data lake. IT teams have tried to centralize the data into a single repository for years, only to realize that that concept is a myth. In this presentation, the data virtualization authority will present the shortfalls, and what needs to be done to overcome them.

Paul Fearon

Senior Solutions Consultant at Denodo
11:00 - 11:15

Passive metadata is information about the data that is not acted upon. Active metadata uses an AI/ML feedback loop to feed recommendations to business users. In this session, the Denodo partner will present how to transition from passive to active metadata with intelligence.

Gavin Targonski

Director Sales & Business Development at Wipro
11:15 - 11:30

Over the last 20 years, data integration and mangement has grown to include many different capabilities, but it has now become a burden for the users, who are spending enormous amount of time to accomplish data tasks. In this panel, the experts will present how users can overcome legacy data integration challenges using AI/ML.

Moderator: Suresh Chandrasekaran, Executive VP at Denodo.

Panelists: Inessa Gerber, Director of Product Management at Denodo; Robert Kalacinski, Partner, Data Integration and Transformation, Genesys; Gavin Targonski Director at WIPRO.

11:30 - 12:00

As the event draws to a close, a lot of information has been learned over the two days. Now it is time to slow it down and de-stress with entertainment.

12:00

NETWORKING / Denodo & Partner Showcase / LIVE MUSIC Lounge)/Q&A Lounge/ Winner announcements