On-Demand Virtual Conference

Datanova for Data Analysts

Where old meets new: The past, present, and future of the data analyst role


Featured Session:

Mars: Enabling profitable growth by leveraging data and analytics

Deepak Jose, Head of Business Strategy and Advanced Analytics at Mars, discusses how they accelerated their digital transformation journey. Deepak showcases their analytics platform vision and shares how they’re enabling field sales teams to become data analysts, empowering them to make data-driven decisions that drive sales.

Featured Session:

SQL & Trino (formerly, PrestoSQL): The golden language prevails

SQL is the golden language. While it’s been around for more than 30 years, SQL remains the dominant language for analytics. Explore new SQL-based solutions like Trino built to gain fast access to new & critical data in this session from Starburst’s own Brian Luisi, Director, Solutions Architects and Tom Nats, Director, Customer Solutions.

Featured Session:

The State of Data Analysts

Led by Andy Cotgreave, Technical Evangelist at Tableau, this panel covers the current state of data analysts. The panelists Charles Wilson, Senior Manager, Consumer Insights & Analytics at New Balance, Manav Gupta, Head of Analytics and Insights at Adobe Stock, and Parker Dillon, Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics at Slalom discuss how their role has evolved with the demands of modern analytics, what’s working for them, best practices, and more.

Featured Session:

What Data Mesh Means for Data Analysts

What does domain-driven ownership of data mean for the data analyst? Is there a paradigm shift happening in the data architecture landscape? This forward thinking panel features moderation by Sean Zinsmeister, VP Product Marketing at ThoughtSpot, with panelists Zhamak Dehghani, founder of the Data Mesh term, Daniel Abadi, Darnell-Kanal Professor of Computer Science at University of Maryland, College Park, and Gareth Stevenson, Director, Senior Quantitative Analyst, Bank of America.

Featured Session:

Lightning Demos – Starburst + ThoughtSpot

See a brief showcase of how the Starburst integrations with ThoughtSpot enable data analysts to access more data via search.

Featured Session:

Lightning Demos – Starburst + Tableau

See a brief showcase of how the Starburst integrations with Tableau enable data analysts to access more data via their favorite BI platform.

You’ll also have access to:

  • Lightning talk by Deepak Jose (Mars), on enabling profitable growth by leveraging data and analytics
  • Panel on the current state of the data analyst role, led by Andy Cotgreave (Tableau)
  • A forward-looking panel on what Data Mesh means for Data Analysts, moderated by Sean Zinsmeister (ThoughtSpot) with an exciting roster of panelists including Zhamak Dehghani (founder of Data Mesh term), Daniel Abadi (University of Maryland), and Gareth Stevenson (Bank of America)
  • An educational session on Starburst & Trino: The golden language (SQL) prevails!

and more!

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Zhamak Dehghani

Director of Emerging Technologies, ThoughtWorks

Andy Cotgreave

Technical Evangelist, Tableau

Deepak Jose

Head of Business Strategy & Advanced Analytics, Mars

Tom Nats

Director of Customer Solutions, Starburst

Brian Luisi

Director, Solutions Architects, Starburst

Gareth Stevenson

Director, Senior Quantitative Analyst, Bank of America

Daniel Abadi

Darnell-Kanal Professor of Computer Science at University of Maryland College Park

Sean Zinsmeister

VP of Product Marketing, ThoughtSpot

Parker Dillon

Senior Consultant, Data and Analytics, Slalom

Charles Wilson

Senior Manager, Consumer Insights and Analytics, New Balance

Manav Gupta

Head of Analytics and Insights, Adobe Stock, Adobe

Todd Beauchene

Director of Product Management, ThoughtSpot

Ben Lumbert

Partner Solutions Architect, Starburst

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