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Starburst at Data Universe

Starburst at Data Universe: Modern Data Lake Analytics

We are so excited to be the Title Sponsor of Data Universe. We are hosting the “Modern Data Lake Analytics” track. Join us to learn about AI/ML, data management, query processing & optimization, and so much more. Hear from industry leaders and technology experts about how you can create the most efficient data architecture for your organization.

Who should attend


Executives, CIOs, CDOs, Directors


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Data + Business Analysts, Data Scientists


Learn how to leverage SQL-based MPP query engine for unlocking the value of distributed data and reducing the time-to-insight.


Data Engineers, Data Architects


ETL, ELT, or maybe not at all? Hear 
from your peers who’ve found a way to almost stop moving & copying data by giving teams access to data where it lives.

Featured Speakers

Fahad Ahmad

Data Science Leader, Halliburton

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Fahad Ahmad is an accomplished technology leader and Data Science expert with over three years of experience as the Data Science Leader at Halliburton. He leads a global team of Data and AI specialists, driving the execution of data strategies and the development of AI/ML-powered software solutions. Fahad’s expertise extends to building analytics platforms and pipelines for efficient company-wide data science initiatives and seamless solution deployment.

Ryan Blue

Co-creator of Apache Iceberg, Co-founder, Tabular

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Ryan Blue is the co-creator of Apache Iceberg and works on open source data infrastructure. He is an Avro, Parquet, and Spark committer.

Justin Borgman

Co-Founder & CEO, Starburst

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Justin Borgman is a subject matter expert on all things big data & analytics. Prior to founding Starburst, he was Vice President & GM at Teradata (NYSE: TDC), where he was responsible for the company’s portfolio of Hadoop products. Justin joined Teradata in 2014 via the acquisition of his company Hadapt where he was co-founder and CEO. Hadapt created “SQL on Hadoop” turning Hadoop from a file system to an analytic database accessible by any BI tool. He founded Starburst in 2017, seeking to give analysts the freedom to analyze diverse data sets wherever their location, without compromising on performance. Recently, Justin was named one of the most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022 by Goldman Sachs and received the 2022 BIG Awards for Business Entrepreneur Award.

Shawn Crenshaw

Director of Data, Yello

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Graduate of the University of Alabama with over 23+ years of experience in all facets of the data stack. From gathering requirements to building data artifacts, Shawn Crenshaw has been an innovative leader delivering impactful data solutions.

Sandhya Devineni

Tech Lead, Software Engineering, Asurion

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I am a seasoned software engineer with over 15 years of experience, primarily specializing in developing business intelligence solutions, data products and frameworks. My journey has been marked by a passion for creating innovative software solutions that empower organizations with data-driven decisions. While my core expertise lies in these domains, I have also been actively involved in the critical area of data quality, leveraging my skills to enhance the accuracy and reliability of data in support of business intelligence and product development initiatives.

Rajesh Gundugollu

Director of Engineering and Architecture for Data, ML and AI, Asurion

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Rajesh is an experienced Data and Thought Leader with accomplished history of making an impact. Driven by Customer Obsession, Simplified Design, Imagination, Creativity and Passion to innovate. Rajesh as a Director of Engineering and Architecture for Data, ML and AI, helped rapid innovation of Data and ML platforms at Asurion to stay simple, available, and cost effective while processing petabytes of data and helping business unlock insights from data.

Peter Lim

Sr. Data Engineer, Yello

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An architect of innovative data solutions with expertise in a number of open-source and enterprise applications, Peter has established himself as a go-to person to unlock the full potential of data, enabling a spectrum of insightful possibilities

Mitchell Posluns

Analytics Manager, Assurance

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Analytics Manager at Assurance, a leading insurance platform for protecting and improving the personal and financial health of all consumers. He has helped scale our data operations from 50 to 500 users across internal and external stakeholders. Mitch focuses on designing simple frameworks and workflows for a team of 50 data & analytics developers, ensuring our data products are high-quality and readily available for business insights.

Shen Wang

Principal Data Engineer, Assurance

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Principal Data Engineer at Assurance, a leading insurance platform for protecting and improving the personal and financial health of all consumers. He has played a pivotal role in optimizing Assurance’s data infrastructure to support the analytics and machine learning applications of the business. Shen’s extensive expertise encompasses the entire data lifecycle, from data ingestion to advanced analytics, seamlessly intertwining infrastructure considerations with crucial business operations.

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