Top 30 people in Big Data and Analytics

Top 30 people in Big Data and Analytics


Innovation Enterprise has compiled a top 30 list for individuals in big data that have had a large impact on the development or popularity of the industry. 

Here is an interesting list of top 30 people in Big Data & Analytics, created by Innovation Enterprise. 
Unlike other lists, this is not based on Twitter or social media, but also on contributing directly to the industry, and focuses on those who had important parts to play in its growth and sustained popularity. Doug Cutting and Mike Cafarella, for creating Hadoop
Sergey Brin and Larry Page, founders of Google
Edward Snowden, NSA Whistleblower
Rob Bearden, founder of Hortonworks
Kirk D. Borne, professor and co-creator of the field of astroinformatics
Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha
Rich Miner, co-founder of Android and a pioneer in the mobile space.
Jamie Miller, CIO at GE
DJ Patil, a data science pioneer, coined the term “data scientist” with Jeff Hammerbacher
Monica Rogati, VP of Data at Jawbone
Jeff Smith, CIO at IBM
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon
Andy Palmer, co-founder and CEO of TamR
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, co-founder of KDD and SIGKDD, KDnuggets President
Vincent Granville, co-founder of DSC
Sverre Jarp, ex-CTO at CERN openlab
Tom Reilly, CEO at Cloudera
Tom Davenport, thought leader and author in analytics and business process innovation
John Schroeder and M. C. Srivas, co-founders of MapR
Scott Howe, President and CEO at Acxiom
Hilary Mason, was the Chief Scientist at Bitly, founder at Fast Forward Labs
Edwina Dunn and Clive Humby, founders of Dunnhumby
Anmol Modan, co-founder and CEO at Ginger.io
Chris Towers, head of big data channel at Innovation Enterprise
Billy Beane, baseball coach that inspired Moneyball
Tim O’Reilly, owner of O’Reilly Media
Vadim Kutsyy, head of Inc Data Lab at eBay
Warren Buffett, renowned investor
Arijit Sengupta, CEO at BeyondCore
Paco Nathan, well-known data blogger
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