Press Release  |  October 13, 2014

ClearStory Data Announces Keynote and Session Unveiling New Apache Spark-based Analysis at Strata + Hadoop World Conference NYC

MENLO PARK, CA. — October 15, 2014 — ClearStory Data, the company that’s bringing Data Intelligence to everyone, today announced that co-founders Sharmila Mulligan and Vaibhav Nivargi, as well as ClearStory’s director of product management, will speak at O’Reilly Media’s Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York City on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Giving a keynote entitled “Data & The New Era of Interactive Storytelling,” Mulligan will discuss how data dashboards are no longer adequate and how companies are using interactive storytelling to discover faster insights across many disparate data sources. In Nivargi’s session later the same day, he and ClearStory’s product leads will discuss ClearStory’s Apache Spark-powered solution and demonstrate how the solution’s data harmonization and fast data blending technology deliver fast, scalable and highly interactive analysis. Apache Spark technology details, metrics, use cases and new capabilities will be unveiled at Strata (Booth #425) and during this session on Thursday, October 16th.

Who:    Sharmila Mulligan, CEO and Founder, ClearStory Data
What: “Data & The New Era of Interactive Storytelling
When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at  9:35 AM Eastern
Where: Jacob Javits Convention Center, Room Location: 1D, 655 W 34th Street,  New York, NY 10001

Who:    Vaibhav Nivargi, Chief Architect and Founder, ClearStory Data
What:  “See the Fastest Spark-Powered Disparate Data Blending & Analysis Solution
When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM Eastern
Where: Jacob Javits Convention Center, Room Location: 1 D03/1 D04, 655 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

About ClearStory Data

A Gartner Cool Vendor in Big Data for 2014, ClearStory Data is bringing next-generation Data Intelligence to everyone in order to accelerate the way businesses get answers across any number of data sources. By dramatically simplifying data access to internal and external sources, harmonizing disparate data on-the-fly, and enabling fast, collaborative exploration, ClearStory Data’s end-to-end solution includes an integrated platform and incredibly simple user application. The company is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, DAG Ventures, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). To keep up with how the world is becoming more Data Intelligent, visit and follow us on Twitter @ClearStoryData.

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