Opportunities Abound in the Big Data Space

Title: Opportunities Abound in the Big Data Space
Date: 2013-11-13
Speaker: Mike Olson, Ping Li (Cloudera)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Recruit the family.
Volume, variety, velocity are measures of data.
Machine learning requires good systems for scaling out broadly.
Forecasts are nine billion people on the planet by 2050.
Most businesses touch open source software in fundamental ways.
Services companies don’t drive real high margins.
There are way too many awesome people in the world.
The only way to own a long term, independent company is to own proprietary IP.
There is always something that should be scaring the crap out of you.
The incentives in the credit industry are very much aligned with fraud detection.
Amazon is better at security than 99% of companies on the planet.
We’re going to be better as a society with the ability to capture and process data.
The quality of people in the organization is all that matters.
Really great people gravitationally attract really great people.