Qubole CEO to Speak and Accept Big Data Innovation Award at Ventana Research Summit

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Qubole™, the award-winning provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, announced that Ashish Thusoo, CEO and Co-Founder, will speak at the Ventana Research Summit on October 21, 2014.

CLICK TO TWEET THIS: #BigData Innovator @AshishThusoo @Qubole is speaking @VentanaResearch #VRSummit14 & accepting award! See live: http://bit.ly/QuboleVRSummit

Thusoo’s talk is titled “Utilizing Cloud to Embrace Data and Analytics” and will be presented as part of the Technology Innovation Exchange Sessions at the Summit. The session will begin at 2:00 PM Pacific, sandwiched between panels moderated by Ventana Research’s Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer, and Tony Cosentino, VP and Research Director.

“The Cloud, for all of the consumer buzz, is still underutilized by organizations who have so much to gain from scaling their Big Data efforts,” said Ashish Thusoo. “I’m excited to be presenting alongside other Ventana Award winners at the Summit and sharing best practices for migration.”

After his presentation, Ashish Thusoo will be on hand to accept Qubole’s Technology Innovation Award, earned for Business Innovation in the area of Big Data, first announced in September 2014. The entire event will be streamed live.

To learn more about Qubole’s product line, please contact Walter Paley, Marketing Manager, by email at Walt (at) Qubole (dot) com.

| About Qubole


Qubole is an award-winning Big Data-as-a-Service provider. Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, creators of Facebook’s big data infrastructure and Apache Hive, founded Qubole to make it simple to prepare, integrate, and explore Big Data in the cloud.

Qubole’s Big Data-as-a-Service Solution, Qubole Data Service (QDS), runs on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine on the cloud and includes a library of data connectors with a graphical user-interface for Hive, Pig, Ooze and Sqoop. QDS makes it easy to inspect data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the cloud.

The largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures trust QDS to handle their most challenging Big Data requirements at a fraction of the cost of alternatives. Customers include Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath, Insightera, Vocanic, TubeMogul, Decide.com, BigCommerce and many others.


Walter Paley