nPario's Chief Data Scientist on Big Data Mining Panel in Beijing

Aug 10, 2012 (04:08 PM EDT)

Dr. Teredesai to Discuss In-Platform Data Science at International Big Data Mining Workshop

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- nPario, a leading provider of Big Data solutions for publishers and marketers, announced today that the company's Chief Data Scientist, Dr. Ankur Teredesai, will participate on a key panel entitled "How Can Big Data Bring out Deep Knowledge?", at the 1st International Workshop on Big Data Mining.  Dr. Teredesai and his co-panelists will be presenting insights for mining challenges for Big Data in Beijing on August 12th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the China National Convention Center, 212A+B as part of the annual SIGKDD conference, which is the premier venue for world's leading data scientists in both industry and academia.

The panel is chaired by Dr. Wei Fan of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Teredesai represents nPario and the Institute of Technology at the University of Washington Tacoma where he is an associate professor of computer science and systems. Co-panelists include Bharat Rao, Senior Director of R&D at Siemens Healthcare, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence; Vivekanand Gopalkrishnan, Director of Research at Deloitte Analytics Institute in Asia; Charles Parker, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at BigML, Inc.; and Anjan Goswami, Engineer at eBay Search Applied Research and UC Davis. All of the panelists are world renowned Big Data experts and are expected to brainstorm on the next generation of challenges for data science and Big Data.

Through his roles as Chief Data Scientist at nPario and as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Technology, University of Washington Tacoma, Dr. Teredesai has been an active participant in advancing the science of data mining. At nPario, he advises the in-platform data science development initiatives designed to deliver critical audience insights to advertisers and publishers, using nPario's multi-patented columnar database technologies.

"Big Data has tremendous potential to enhance our knowledge about society in ways the data science community has only begun to explore. The biggest opportunity is to design ways in which we can bring the algorithms closer and closer to the data," said Dr. Teredesai. "I'm excited about the opportunity to participate on a panel that brings together distinguished data scientists from variety of industries and organizations including Siemens Healthcare, Deloitte, BigML and eBay and from leading educational institutions to discuss and debate these possibilities and challenges."

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Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, nPario offers Big Data products and services that enable customers to understand consumer intent and drive targeted marketing campaigns. With clients such as Yahoo and EA, nPario offers a multi-patented Big Data platform that was built for and managed by one of the largest online portals in the world. The result is simplified data that leads to better audience insights and more effective marketing campaigns. nPario is led by CEO Bassel Ojjeh, former Senior Vice President of the Data Technology division at Yahoo. The nPario team has unparalleled Big Data experience and has played integral data solutions development roles at companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo, Adobe, Oracle and SAS. Team members have engaged with high-profile clients to solve data issues at scale, including American Express, AT&T, CBS, J.Crew, Nordstrom and T-Mobile. Their unmatched expertise and patented technology assets are now available to nPario customers. For more information about nPario solutions, visit