FUTURE DATA AGENDA

9:00am – 10:00am PT
Welcome and Opening Keynote
Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO, Sisu Data
With Special Guests

Join us as we kickoff the second annual Future Data conference. We’ll share welcoming remarks, walk through the format of the day, and get everyone ready for our in-depth technical sessions.

10:00am – 10:30am PT
Changing Role of the CDO
Sol Rashidi, Chief Analytics Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

How is today’s data landscape changing the role and responsibility of Chief Data and Analytics Officers in today’s businesses? Join Sol Rashidi, CAO of Estee Lauder, to hear her take on how her role is evolving. 

10:30am – 11:00am PT
Data as a Product
Eric Weber, Head of Data Product and Experimentation, Yelp

Join Eric Weber, Head of Data Product and Experimentation at Yelp, as he discusses the companies, products, and frameworks leading the way by offering data as a product and what that means for the future. 

11:00am – 11:30am PT
The Future is an Experience
Benn Stancil, Co-founder and Chief Analytics Officer, Mode

We often think about the future in technological terms: Five years from now, what will we have invented? What magical thing will be possible that we can’t even imagine today? Data is no different. [Read more]

11:30am – 12:00pm PT
Infrastructure-as-Code and the Modern Data Experience
Tristan Handy, Founder and CEO, dbt Labs

The devops movement transformed system administration–once manual, painstaking work–into scalable software. One of the key breakthroughs: developing a common way to “script” behaviors… [Read more]

12:00pm – 12:45pm PT
Widening the Table (sponsored by Women in Analytics)
Moderator: Rehgan Avon, Founder and CEO, Women in Analytics

In this panel discussion, we’ll look at how diversity in data teams eliminates bias in analysis, allows teams to be more agile in their responses, and accelerates the analytics workflow.

12:45pm – 1:15pm PT
Session to be Announced
Speaker to be Announced

1:30pm – 2:15pm PT
Fireside Chat: Future of Data
Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO, Sisu Data

Grab a seat as Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO of Sisu Data and surprise special guests, discuss the state of data today and how they see it changing the role of analysts and decision-makers in the future.

2:15pm – 3:00pm PT
Boss Talk: Future Data Edition
Ali Ghodsi, Co-founder and CEO, Databricks
Ben Horowitz, Co-founder, a16z
Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO, Sisu Data

In this Future Data edition of their engaging Clubhouse series, a16z Co-founder Ben Horowitz and Databricks Co-founder and CEO Ali Ghodsi join Sisu Founder and CEO Peter Bailis for a discussion on leadership, management, and more.