Fireside Chat: Extracting Insights through Data Control and an Open Data Lake Architecture
Join Jurgen Willis (VP, Product Management, Microsoft Azure Storage) and Tomer Shiran (Founder & CPO, Dremio) as they discuss how Microsoft Azure enables organizations to make more impactful data-driven decisions. From Azure Data Lake Storage to Dynamics 365, Jurgen and Tomer will explore how Microsoft empowers customers to powerfully leverage their data to provide meaningful insights while providing the flexibility of an open data architecture.
Jürgen Willis is Vice President for Microsoft Azure Storage, with responsibility for Azure Object Storage, Data Lake, Strategic Customers and Partner Ecosystems. Previously at Microsoft, Jürgen led the Azure Compute Fabric team that manages the deployment, health and maintenance of Azure Virtual Machines.
Tomer Shiran is the CPO and founder of Dremio. Prior to Dremio, he was VP Product and employee #5 at MapR, where he was responsible for product strategy, roadmap, and new feature development. As a member of the executive team, Tomer helped grow the company from five employees to over 300 employees and 700 enterprise customers. Prior to MapR, Tomer held numerous product management and engineering positions at Microsoft and IBM Research. He holds a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s in computer science from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, as well as five U.S. patents.