the list 2017 big data influencers

Abe Kleinfeld, CEO, GridGain

Abhinav Asthana, CEO of Postman

Adam Wilson, CEO, Trifacta

Adam Wray, CEO, Basho Technologies

Anand Venugopal, Head of Product, StreamAnalytix, Impetus Technologies

Andrew Brust, Senior Director, Market Strategy and Intelligence, Datameer

Ankur Laroia, Leader – Solutions Strategy, Alfresco

Anthony Dina, Director Data Analytics, Dell EMC

Anthony West, CTO, Actiance

Armando Acosta, Hadoop Product Manager and Data Analytics SME, Dell EMC

Ashish Thusoo, CEO, Qubole

Ashley Stirrup, CMO, Talend

Atul Bhatnagar, CEO, Cambium Networks

Avinash Lakshman, CEO, Hedvig

Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer, Teradata

Bob DeSantis, COO, Conga

Bob Muglia, CEO, Snowflake Computing Inc.

Bob Wiederhold, CEO, Couchbase

Chris Golec, Founder & CEO, Demandbase

Chris Villinger, Vice President, Business Development and Marketing, ScaleOut Software

Chuck Pieper, CEO, Cambridge Semantics

Dan Graham, Internet of Things Technical Marketing Specialist, Teradata

Dan Kogan, director of product marketing at Tableau

Dan Sommer, Senior Director and Market Intelligence Lead, Qlik

Dan Udoutch, CEO, Alpine Data

Darian Shirazi, CEO and Co-Founder, Radius

Dave Bethers, Chief Operations Officer, TCN

Dave O’Flanagan, CEO, Boxever

Derek Schoettle, General Manager, Cloud Data Services, IBM Watson and Cloud Platform

Donal Daly, CEO, Altify

Dr. Werner Hopf, CEO and Archiving Principal, Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation

Dr. William Bain, CEO and founder, ScaleOut Software

Eric Mizell, Vice President, Global Solutions Engineering, Kinetica

Ettienne Reinecke, Chief Technology Officer, Dimension Data

Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer at Tableau

George Corugedo, CTO, RedPoint Global

Georges Smine, VP Product Marketing, Opera Solutions

Girish Pancha, CEO and Founder, StreamSets

Gnau, Chief Technology Officer, Hortonworks

J.J. Jakubik, Chief Architect, Vlocity

Jake Freivald, Vice President, Information Builders

Jeff Catlin, CEO, Lexalytics

Jeff Evernham, Director of Consulting, North America, Sinequa

Joanna Schloss, Director of Product Marketing, Datameer

Joe Pasqua – EVP Products, MarkLogic

John Schroeder, Chairman and Founder, MapR

Ketan Karkhanis, SVP and GM of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud

Kevin Petrie, Attunity

Kris Duggan, CEO of BetterWorks

Kurt Collins, Director of Technology Evangelism & Partnerships, Built.io

Laura Sellers, VP of Product Management, Alteryx

Leena Joshi, VP of Product Marketing, Redis Labs

Leo Reiter, CTO, Nimbix

Lloyd Tabb, Founder, Chairman & CTO, Looker

Mark Barrenechea, CEO and CTO, OpenText

Mark Scott, Chief Marketing Officer, Apixio

Martin Schneider, Vice President of Corporate Communications, SugarCRM

Massimiliano Versace, cofounder and CEO, Neurala

Mayur Anadkat, VP of Product Marketing, Five9

Michael Butt, Senior Product Marketing Manager at BigPanda

Michael Stonebraker, Ph.D., co-founder and CTO, Tamr

Michael Upchurch, COO, Fuzzy Logix

Mike Kelly, CTO, Blue Medora

Patrick McFadin, Chief Evangelist for Apache Cassandra, DataStax

Pedro Arellano, VP of Product Strategy, Birst

Prat Moghe, Founder and CEO, Cazena

Ramon Chen, CMO, Reltio

Razack, SVP & Head of Platforms, Big Data and Analytics, Infosys

Richard Walters, SVP of Security Products, Intermedia

Rose Higgins, President, SCIO Health Analytics

Roy Russell, CEO of Ascertus Limited

Satyen Sangani, CEO, Alation

Scott Gnau, Chief Technology Officer, Hortonworks

Sean Zinsmeister, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Infer

Slava Koltovich, CEO, EastBanc Technologies

Snehal Antani, CTO, Splunk

Stan Christiaens, co-founder and CTO of data governance leader Collibra

Steven Hillion, Chief Product Officer, Alpine Data

Sumit Sarkar’s, Chief Data Evangelist, Progress

Tarun Thakur, Co-founder and CEO at Datos IO

Todd Mostak, Founder and CEO, MapD Technologies

Tom Lyon, Chief Scientist, DriveScale

Toufic Boubez, VP Engineering, Machine Learning, Splunk

Vincent Hsu, VP, IBM Fellow, CTO for Storage and Software Defined Environment, IBM

Vishal Awasthi, Chief Technology Officer, Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation

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