Hey Analytics lovers!

Given the hundreds of sessions happening @ AWS re:Invent, it could be quite daunting to identify the right ones.  And the number of venues on the strip does not make it any easier.

So, here’s a list of handpicked sessions on Analytics, we at Agilisium, think you might find interesting to attend.  Happy learning!

Session Number
Session Name
Presenters
Session Type
Session Level
Time
Venue
ANT408 Amazon ES sizing and capacity planning Patrik Schnell – Director, Software Development, Amazon Web Services Jon Handler – Principal Solutions Architect/Search Services Specialist, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 400 – Expert Monday, Dec 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Mirage, St. Thomas A
ANT307 Deep dive into Amazon Athena Janak Agarwal – Product Manager Technical III, Amazon Web Services Anthony Virtuoso – Principal Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Venetian, Level 2, Venetian E
ANT407 Real-time apps with Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics and Apache Flink Kamal Lanka – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Monday, Dec 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 9
ANT312 Amazon Elasticsearch Service: Everything ingest Xin Liu – Sr Manager, Amazon Web Services Kevin Fallis – Senior Specialist Solutions Architect – Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 301
ANT323 Best practices in migrating from on-premises data warehouses to Amazon Redshift Thiyagarajan Arumugam – Data Warehouse Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Matt Scaer – Principal DW Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3301B
OPN310 Alerting with Open Distro for Elasticsearch Praveen Sameneni – Engineering Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 5
ANT217 Embedding analytics into applications with Amazon QuickSight Jose Kunnackal John – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Yung Haw Wang – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Nicholas Hahn – VP of Product, Club OS Latha Govada – Senior Manager, Enterprise BI, Capital One Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
OPN207 PartiQL: One query language for all of your data Almann Goo – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Yannis Papakonstantinou – Senior Principal Scientist, Amazon Web Services Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 5 Red
ANT331 AWS analytics enables fraud prevention for Sony’s PlayStation Nicholas Walsh – Technical Evangelist, Amazon Web Services Eric Krauss – Engineering Manager, Commerce Platform – Fraud, SIE Tom Lilley – Staff Software Engineer, Sony Interactive Entertainment Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3002
CMP404 Running Big Data clusters on Amazon EMR with Spot Instances Ran Sheinberg – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect – EC2 Spot, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Monday, Dec 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 5
ANT337 Stored procedures in Amazon Redshift Joe Harris – Redshift Database Engineer III, Amazon Web Services Naresh Chainani – Senior Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2406
SVS325 Serverless big data processing Doug Gartner – Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM MGM, Level 1, Boulevard Ballroom 161
GPSTEC347 Accelerating data lake creation using AWS Lake Formation Shashi Raina – Partner Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 3
ANT214 VPC flow logs and Amazon Elasticsearch Service Vishnu Madanarajagopal – Senior Manager – Software Development, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 4
ANT330 Intuit: Moving from monitoring to observability using Amazon ES Ian Swanson – General Manager, Amazon Web Services Nagaraja Tantry – Staff Software Engineer, Intuit Balaji Arunachalam – Director of Engineering, Intuit Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
ANT204 How Amazon leverages AWS to deliver analytics at enterprise scale Doug Booth – Principal Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Craig Woods – Solutions Architect, Amazon.com Naveen Yajaman – Senior Manager, Amazon.com Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Mirage, Events Center C3
ANT334 Migrate your data warehouse to the cloud in record time, featuring Fannie Mae Tony Gibbs – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Amy Tseng – Engineering Manager, Fannie Mae Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3005
ANT205 What’s new with Amazon Athena Sumeetkumar Maru – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Janak Agarwal – Product Manager Technical III, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 4
ANT306 Simplifying the data science experience with EMR notebooks Samit Chaudhuri – Sr Manager Engineering, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 5
ANT325 Slow queries? Understanding the nuances of slow queries Drew Baugher – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 7
OPN307 Open-source analytics on AWS with Apache Flink and Apache Beam Javier Ramirez – Senior Technical Evangelist, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
ANT223 Spark access control on Amazon EMR with AWS Lake Formation Anoop Johnson – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 8
STG359 Best practices for implementing a data lake on Amazon S3 ft. Sweetgreen John Mallory – Principal BDM Storage (Strat), Amazon Web Services Amy Che – Principal Technical Program Manager, S3, Amazon Web Services Gerard Bartolome – Principal Data Platform Engineer, Sweetgreen Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Events Center B2 Red
ANT411 Learn how to make ETL and ELT easy with Amazon Redshift Juan Yu – Data Warehouse Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Monday, Dec 2, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 2
ANT216 ML analytics with Amazon QuickSight Neal Cauley – Sr Global Business Development Manager (Amazon Quicksight), Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 4
FSI201 Leadership session: Running critical FSI applications on AWS Frank Fallon – VP Financial Services, Amazon Web Services Nitin Tandon – Principal, Vanguard SANTOSH BARDWAJ – VP – ADVANCED ANALYTICS & CLOUD, DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES Edward Newman – Head of Cloud Services, Royal Bank of Scotland Robert Palatnick – Managing Director, Chief IT Architect, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Venetian, Level 2, Venetian E
ANT412 Modernize your data warehouse with Amazon Redshift Hunter Grider Database Engineer II , Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400-Expert Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 9.0
PNU305 Real-time and predictive asset health analytics for Utilities Neeraj Kumar – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300-Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 2
SVS317 Serverless stream processing pipeline best practices Justin Pirtle – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Ranga Muvavarirwa – VP, Entertainment Technology, Comcast Anushri shenoy – Director, Comcast session 300-Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom F
IOT316 Building an end-to-end, real-time IoT analytics pipeline RAVIKANT GUPTA – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 6
ANT208 Serverless ETL with Apache Spark and Python in AWS Glue Janisha Anand – Sr. Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 10
ANT414 Build great Kibana visualizations Rohin Bhargava – Sr Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Monday, Dec 2, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 2
ANT344 Augment business analytics with Amazon QuickSight & Amazon SageMaker Yung Haw Wang – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 6
MDS303 Evolution of personalization/recommendation for video workflows Liam Morrison – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Shaun McCarthy – Senior Manager, Relevance & Machine Learning, Amazon Prime Video session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mirage, Events Center B3 Green
ANT212 Delivering data to your Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain Bhaven Avalani – Sr Manager, AWS Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 2
ANT339 How Cerner built a healthcare ML ecosystem with AWS analytics Navneet Srivastava – Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Sasanka Are – Vice President, Cerner Intelligence, Cerner Corporation Chalk talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
MGT402 Self-service accounts and workloads for data scientists and developers Sagar Khasnis – Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 10
ANT209 Find matches using machine-learning transforms in AWS Glue Tim Jones – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 10
ANT202 Turbocharge your Spark performance with Amazon EMR Peter Gvozdjak – Senior Manager Engineering, Amazon Web Services Joseph Marques – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Chalk talk 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 1
MKT211 Building data lakes with third-party solutions Darko Meszaros – Specialist Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 1
PNU303 Data lakes and analytics for the digital utility Dirk Froehner – Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Mariano Kamp – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bellagio, Bellagio Ballroom 5
ANT309 Responding to customer needs in real time with Amazon MSK Damian Wylie – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Adrian Lungu – Software Engineer, Adobe Anand Phatak – Software Architect, Adobe session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center B2 Red
ANT227 Preparing data for reporting, ML, and AI on AWS Edward Hunter – Director Business Intelligence, Clutch LLC David Langton – Product Director, Matillion session 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 124
ANT348 How Prime Video processes 8 percent of all US internet traffic on AWS Karthik Kumar Odapally – Sr Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Jared Treat – Software Development Manager, Amazon Prime Video session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2202
ANT326 Building a streaming data platform with Amazon Kinesis Aditya Krishnan – Head of Kinesis Data Streams and Video Streams, Amazon Web Services Timothy Ng – VP of Engineering, GoDaddy session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
OPN212 Analyze your log data with Open Distro for Elasticsearch Alolita Sharma – Principal Technologist, Amazon Web Services Lucas Winkelman – SDE, Amazon Web Services Additional Information Chalk talk 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Bellagio, Bellagio Ballroom 7
ENT310 Architecting your data lake with SAP on AWS KK Ramamoorthy – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 8
CMP336 Save on big data workloads like Apache Spark and Hadoop Ran Sheinberg – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect – EC2 Spot, Amazon Web Services Orel Strassman – Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk talk 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 304
ARC301 Architecture patterns: Serverless stream processing at scale Emily Reinherz – R&D Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Monday, Dec 2, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 1
ANT225 Access control for Amazon Athena with AWS Lake Formation Pratik Gawande – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Roy Hasson – Manager, Business Development – Analytics, Amazon Web Services Chalk talk 200 – intermediate Monday, Dec 2, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Bellagio, Bellagio Ballroom 5
Session Number
Session Name
Presenters
Session Type
Session Level
Time
Venue
ANT415 Learn how to quickly ingest data into Amazon S3 Sathish Selvaraj – SDE III, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Tuesday, Dec 3, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 5
ANT202 Turbocharge your Spark performance with Amazon EMR Peter Gvozdjak – Senior Manager Engineering, Amazon Web Services Joseph Marques – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 1
GAM303 How Call of Duty uses ML to personalize player engagement Chris Finch – Senior SA Game Tech Evangelist, Amazon Web Services Diego Toledo – Associate Software Architect, Activision Publishing Gina Hope – Senior Director, Consumer Technology, Activision Mike Bleske – Sr. Manager, Consumer Tech, Activision Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3203
ANT335 How to scale data analytics with Amazon Redshift, featuring Warner Bros. Maor Kleider – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Matt Howell – Executive Director, Analytics, WB Games Kurt Larson – Technical Director, Analytics, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 9 Red
ANT205 What’s new with Amazon Athena Sumeetkumar Maru – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Janak Agarwal – Product Manager Technical III, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM MGM, Level 3, Room 353
ANT416 Performance and elasticity in Amazon Redshift Ippokratis Pandis – Senior Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Neeraja Rentachintala – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Serhiy Lobanovskyy – Tech Delivery Lead, FINRA Chalk Talk 400 – Expert Tuesday, Dec 3, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Mirage, St. Thomas B
SVS325 Serverless big data processing Doug Gartner – Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4202
ANT308 Deep dive into running Apache Spark on Amazon EMR Abhishek Sinha – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Mert Hocanin – Principal Big Data Architect, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2202
ANT347 Build reliable data lakes with Delta Lake & Databricks Michael Armbrust – Principal Engineer, Databricks Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 9
ANT204 How Amazon leverages AWS to deliver analytics at enterprise scale Doug Booth – Principal Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Craig Woods – Solutions Architect, Amazon.com Naveen Yajaman – Senior Manager, Amazon.com Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Ironwood 5
ANT319 Security event and incident management using Amazon ES Carl Meadows – Senior Manager, Product Management, Amazon Web Services Mark Carter – Strategy lead, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 4
ENT310 Architecting your data lake with SAP on AWS KK Ramamoorthy – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 6
OPN311 Analyze performance of your workload with Open Distro for Elasticsearch Karthik Kumarguru – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 3
ANT329 Amazon ES ingest at Pearson—managing high throughput and scale Jon Handler – Principal Solutions Architect/Search Services Specialist, Amazon Web Services Josh Pavel – Senior DevSecOps Cloud Engineer, Pearson Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 119
ANT243 Healthfirst driving digital transformation through data & analytics Kenneth Schwartz – VP Innovation + Analytics, Healthfirst Shail Jain – Data Business Group Leader, NA, Accenture Kishore Durg – Global Lead, Growth & Strategy and Cloud, Accenture Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 124
WPS319 Best practices for working with large-scale geospatial data Joe Flasher – Open Geospatial Data Lead, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 10
GPSTEC321 How to monetize your data lakes starting from the raw layer Austin Lee – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Mahesh Pakala – Snr SA, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 1
ANT312 Amazon Elasticsearch Service: Everything ingest Xin Liu – Sr Manager, Amazon Web Services Kevin Fallis – Senior Specialist Solutions Architect – Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 2
AUT301 Building predictive vehicle maintenance models on AWS Vishaal Kapoor – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 4
ANT320 What’s new with Amazon Redshift, featuring Workday Michalis Petropoulos – Director Software Engineering, Amazon Web Services Erol Guney – Data-as-a-Service Architect, Workday Inc Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo O
ANT238 AWS Data Exchange: Easily find & subscribe to third-party data in the cloud Stephen Orban – GM, New Initiative, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services Akram Chetibi – Sr Product Manager, AWS Data Exchange, Amazon Web Services Brett Davis – General Manager, Deloitte – Converge Health Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 5 Green
ANT212 Delivering data to your Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain Bhaven Avalani – Sr Manager, AWS Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 5
ANT344 Augment business analytics with Amazon QuickSight & Amazon SageMaker Yung Haw Wang – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 7
TLC204 Implementing telecommunication data analytics Sigit Priyanggoro – Sr. Technical Account Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 6
SVS323 Mastering AWS Lambda streaming event sources Adam Wagner – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2406
OPN307 Open-source analytics on AWS with Apache Flink and Apache Beam Javier Ramirez – Senior Technical Evangelist, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 3
ANT208 Serverless ETL with Apache Spark and Python in AWS Glue Janisha Anand – Sr. Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 1
DAT212 Leadership session: Database and analytics Raju Gulabani – VP Databases, Analytics and ML, Amazon Web Services Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
ANT213 State-of-the-art cloud data warehousing, featuring Comcast Maor Kleider – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Britt Johnston – Director, PMT, Redshift, Amazon Web Services Rajat Garg – Sr. Principal Architect, Comcast Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 5 Blue
STG402 Querying data in place with Amazon S3 and analytics tools John Mallory – Principal BDM Storage (Strat), Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 400 – Expert Tuesday, Dec 3, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM MGM, Level 3, North Concourse 307
ANT406 Build a single query to analyze data across Amazon Redshift and Amazon S3 Jenny Chen – Senior Database Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 9
ANT324 Deploy business analytics at enterprise scale with Amazon QuickSight Jesse Gebhardt – Sr Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Seetharaman Rajendran – Engineering Manager, BI & Data Platforms, Capital One Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 3
CMP404 Running Big Data clusters on Amazon EMR with Spot Instances Ran Sheinberg – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect – EC2 Spot, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 9
ANT207 Compass uses Amazon ES to simplify and modernize home search Kevin Fallis – Senior Specialist Solutions Architect – Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services Joseph Sirosh – Chief Technology Officer, URBAN Compass Inc Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 119
ANT315 Advanced stream processing best practices with Amazon Kinesis Sayantan Chakravorty – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Ryan Nienhuis – Principal Product Manager – Technical, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3301B
ARC301 Architecture patterns: Serverless stream processing at scale Emily Reinherz – R&D Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 4
ANT326 Building a streaming data platform with Amazon Kinesis Aditya Krishnan – Head of Kinesis Data Streams and Video Streams, Amazon Web Services Timothy Ng – VP of Engineering, GoDaddy Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2202
ANT323 Best practices in migrating from on-premises data warehouses to Amazon Redshift Thiyagarajan Arumugam – Data Warehouse Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Matt Scaer – Principal DW Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM MGM, Level 3, North Concourse 307
ANT309 Responding to customer needs in real time with Amazon MSK Damian Wylie – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Anand Phatak – Software Architect, Adobe Adrian Lungu – Software Engineer, Adobe Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
FSI406 Real-time stream processing in Financial Services Alket Memushaj – Global Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 6
ANT235 Healthcare data products on AWS Data Exchange Fred Lee – Global BD Lead, HCLS, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 6
IOT316 Building an end-to-end, real-time IoT analytics pipeline RAVIKANT GUPTA – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 9
OPN310 Alerting with Open Distro for Elasticsearch Praveen Sameneni – Engineering Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 8
ANT313 Understanding AWS Glue architectures for scale and security Benjamin Sowell – Principal Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Chanu Damarla – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 1
ANT214 VPC flow logs and Amazon Elasticsearch Service Vishnu Madanarajagopal – Senior Manager – Software Development, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 8
STG359 Best practices for implementing a data lake on Amazon S3 ft. AppsFlyer John Mallory – Principal BDM Storage (Strat), Amazon Web Services Amy Che – Principal Technical Program Manager, S3, Amazon Web Services Gilad Katz – VP R&D, AppsFlyer Session 300 – Advanced Tuesday, Dec 3, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3203

 

Session Number
Session Name
Presenters
Session Type
Session Level
Time
Venue
ANT340 How Equinox built serverless data applications with AWS Samuel Tynan – account manager, Amazon Web Services Paul Singman – Data Engineer, Equinox elliott cordo – VP Technology Insights, Equinox Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Bellagio, Bellagio Ballroom 7
ANT207 Compass uses Amazon ES to simplify and modernize home search Kevin Fallis – Senior Specialist Solutions Architect – Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services, Joseph Sirosh – Chief Technology Officer, URBAN Compass Inc Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 9 Red
ANT234 Financial data products on AWS Data Exchange David Biderman – Head of Business Operations, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM  Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 7
SVS323 Mastering AWS Lambda streaming event sources Adam Wagner – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM MGM, Level 1, Boulevard Ballroom 161
ANT306 Simplifying the data science experience with EMR notebooks Samit Chaudhuri – Sr Manager Engineering, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 6
ANT215 Securing your Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain Hardik Shah – Sr. Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 9
ARC301 Architecture patterns: Serverless stream processing at scale Akhtar Hossain – Sr Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 7
ANT341 Integrating Amazon SageMaker and Amazon QuickSight Viraj Sanghvi – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Yung Haw Wang – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Mirage, St. Thomas B
TLC204-R1 Implementing telecommunication data analytics John Cupit – Principle Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 3
ANT316 Choosing the right service for your data streaming needs Shuki Binyamin – Principal, Product Management, Amazon Web Services Steffen Hausmann – Specialist Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM MGM, Level 1, Boulevard Ballroom 162
PNU401 Use APIs to add speech AI to your Utility customer-care apps Dirk Froehner – Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 9
ENT236 Best practices to become data-driven with AWS Jason Berkowitz – America’s Data Analytics Practice Manager, Amazon Web Services Brad Burke – Enterprise Chief Data Officer, American Family Insurance/NI Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 5 Black
CMP336 Save on big data workloads like Apache Spark and Hadoop Ran Sheinberg – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect – EC2 Spot, Amazon Web Services Orel Strassman – Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Aria, Level 2 East, Mariposa 1
ARC301 Architecture patterns: Serverless stream processing at scale Emily Reinherz – R&D Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 2
STG356 Managing access to Amazon S3 buckets Malik Bouchet – Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Amy Che – Principal Technical Program Manager, S3, Amazon Web Services Chandan Talukdar – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM MGM, Level 1, Boulevard Ballroom 161
DAT363 Migrating your data warehouses to Amazon Redshift Michael Soo – Database Engineer, Amazon Web Services Ramya Kaushik – sr. database engineer, Amazon Web Services SANDEEP BRAHMAROUTHU – Global Business Development, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3203
WPS323 Monitoring the Earth without costing the world Jed Sundwall – Open Data Global Lead, Amazon Web Services Clive Charlton – Solutions Architect Lead, Amazon Web Services Anze Zupanc – Senior Data Scientist, Sinergise Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM MGM, Level 2, Cedar Ballroom 254
ANT206  Leadership session: Trends with data lakes and analytics Britt Johnston – Director, PMT, Redshift, Amazon Web Services Rahul Pathak – GM, Databases, Analytics, and Blockchain, Amazon Web Services Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
PNU302 How to reduce drone data analysis cost by 70 percent with AWS AI Nitin Wagh – BDM, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM MGM, Level 3, North Concourse 307
SVS325 Serverless big data processing Doug Gartner – Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Aria, Level 2 East, Mariposa 3
ANT228 How Petco transformed its legacy business for the next generation Jake Lindquist – GM of Pet Health Group, Petco Rebecca Maffei – VP of IT Data & Analytics, Petco Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 9
ANT216 ML analytics with Amazon QuickSight Neal Cauley – Sr Global Business Development Manager (Amazon Quicksight), Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 9
ANT413 How to tame unpredictable analytics workloads with Amazon Redshift Joe Harris – Redshift Database Engineer III, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 9
ANT224 Using containers with Amazon EMR and Apache Spark Matthew Liem – Big Data Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 1
MKT211 Building data lakes with third-party solutions Darko Meszaros – Specialist Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 6
ENT310 Architecting your data lake with SAP on AWS KK Ramamoorthy – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 2
ARC345 Architecting data lakes with AWS data and analytics services Prahlad Rao – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Shree Kenghe – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2406
ANT307 Deep dive into Amazon Athena Janak Agarwal – Product Manager Technical III, Amazon Web Services Anthony Virtuoso – Principal Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
TRH202 Personalizing customer experiences in Travel and Hospitality Massimo Morin – Worldwide Head Business Development, Travel, Amazon Web Services Jong Yoon Kim – CEO, Online Business & Corporate Strategy, Yanolja Co.Ltd., Srihari Thotapalli – Global Head of Analytics, Hyatt Hotels Praveen Sharma – Vice President, Digital Products & Analytics, United Airlines Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM MGM, Level 3, Chairman’s Ballroom 360
ANT317 Perform real-time analytics using open-source software with Amazon MSK Praveen Gattu – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Rajeev Chakrabarti – Principal Specialist Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM MGM, Level 1, Boulevard Ballroom 162
API304 Scalable serverless event-driven applications using Amazon SQS & Lambda Rory Richardson – Global Head of Business Development – Serverless, Amazon Web Services Luay Kawasme – Sr. Manager, Software Development, Amazon SQS, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Juniper 1
ANT406 Build a single query to analyze data across Amazon Redshift and Amazon S3 Jenny Chen – Senior Database Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 3
ANT211 Developing with the Amazon QuickSight SDK Jared Lundell – Principal Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 9
WPS306 AWS Public Datasets: Lessons from staging petabytes of data for analysis Jed Sundwall – Open Data Global Lead, Amazon Web Services Aneesh Karve – CTO, Quilt Data Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 304
ANT409 Getting started with streaming data and Amazon Kinesis Charlie Paucard – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 5
ANT407 Real-time apps with Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics and Apache Flink Kamal Lanka – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 6
ANT236 Retail data products on AWS Data Exchange Mohsen Malik – Global Category Lead, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 5
ANT412 Modernize your data warehouse with Amazon Redshift Hunter Grider – Database Engineer II, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 4
ANT333 How Woot.com built a serverless data lake with AWS analytics Karthik Kumar Odapally – Sr Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Zhaolu (Yolanda) Meng , Woot.com Theo Carpenter – Sr. Systems Manager, Woot.com Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MGM, Level 1, Boulevard Ballroom 158
ANT208 Serverless ETL with Apache Spark and Python in AWS Glue Pranay Kaikini – Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 8
ANT415 Learn how to quickly ingest data into Amazon S3 Sathish Selvaraj – SDE III, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 5
ANT218 Data lakes and data integration with AWS Lake Formation Mehul Shah – GM, AWS Glue and Lake Formation, Amazon Web Services Joe Sueper – VP Global Infrastructure & Operations, Nu Skin Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Venetian, Level 5, Palazzo O
ANT239 Insert, upsert, and delete data in Amazon S3 using Amazon EMR Paul Codding – Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Vinoth Chandar – PPMC/Lead of Apache Hudi (Incubating), Apache Hudi Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Mirage, Events Center B3 Green
ANT315 Advanced stream processing best practices with Amazon Kinesis Ryan Nienhuis – Principal Product Manager – Technical, Amazon Web Services Sayantan Chakravorty – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Mirage, St. Thomas B
ANT418 Deep dive and best practices for Amazon Redshift Harshida Patel – Data Warehouse Specialist Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Tony Gibbs – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM  Mirage, Grand Ballroom F
STP302 Using Amazon EMR to build a Spark ecosystem at Opendoor Mike Chen , Opendoor Min Jo – Software Engineer, Opendoor Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Bellagio, Monet 1
ANT234 Financial data products on AWS Data Exchange David Biderman – Head of Business Operations, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 9
ANT209 Find matches using machine-learning transforms in AWS Glue Tim Jones – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 9
ANT314 Extend analytics beyond your data warehouse Menelaos Karavelas – Senior Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Ippokratis Pandis – Senior Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Eric Kamm – senior engineer, Annalect Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 301
ANT313 Understanding AWS Glue architectures for scale and security Mukesh Punhani – Sr Manager, Software Development, Amazon Web Services Chanu Damarla – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3301B
ANT345 Tableau Server on AWS enables analytics agility for Capital One Anoop Kunjuraman Pillai – Senior Manager, Capital One Michael Foree – Platform Engineer, Capital One Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 124
GAM305 Game-changing analytics: Know your players, grow your game Peter Chapman , Amazon Web Services Danny Welch – Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4206
GPSTEC343 Build and automate a modern serverless data lake on AWS Danielle Greshock – Sr. Mgr, Solutoins Architecture, Amazon Web Services Srinivas Kesanapally – Sr. Partner Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 5 Red
ANT328 How EA built self-service tool Slackbot to provide better user insights Kaliaperumal Arumugam – Director, Business Intelligence, Electronic Arts Vlad Valeyev – Chief BI Architect, Electronic Arts Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Juniper 4
CMP404 Running Big Data clusters on Amazon EMR with Spot Instances Ran Sheinberg – Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect – EC2 Spot, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 2
ANT416 Performance and elasticity in Amazon Redshift Thanos Papathanasiou – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Yuval Pemper – SVP Engineering, Innovid Chalk Talk 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2406
ANT213 State-of-the-art cloud data warehousing, featuring Asurion Britt Johnston – Director, PMT, Redshift, Amazon Web Services Cijo Isaac – Sr. Architect, Asurion Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom F
ANT325 Slow queries? Understanding the nuances of slow queries Drew Baugher – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 7
GPSTEC327 Information governance on AWS: Big data privacy compliance David Potes – Manager, Partner SA, AI/ML, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, St. Thomas A
FSI304 Nasdaq: From data warehouse to data lake George Smith – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Robert Hunt – AVP Software Engineering, Nasdaq Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3203
IOT316 Building an end-to-end, real-time IoT analytics pipeline RAVIKANT GUPTA – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 5
SVS317 Serverless stream processing pipeline best practices Justin Pirtle – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Anushri shenoy – Director, Comcast Ranga Muvavarirwa – VP, Entertainment Technology, Comcast Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3002
ANT223 Spark access control on Amazon EMR with AWS Lake Formation Anoop Johnson – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 5
OPN303 BPF performance analysis at Netflix Brendan Gregg – Senior Performance Engineer, Netflix Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 319
ANT305 Cross-region and -account architectures with Amazon Kinesis and Amazon MSK Varun Verma – Senior Manager Software Development, Amazon Web Services Chase Thomas – Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Antigua A
DAT360 Analytical use cases with AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) Riyaz Shiraguppi – Senior Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services John Winford – Global Lead Database Freedom, Amazon Web Services Abhinav Singh – Database Engineer, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Bellagio, Grand Ballroom 5 Black
ANT241 How Teradata uses AWS to power enterprise analytics Ashish Yajnik – Vice President, Product Management, Teradata Scott Dykstra – Director of Cloud Solutions, Teradata Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 124
ANT410 Getting started with Amazon MSK Vijayram Reddy Kistampalli – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 9
ANT226 Lower costs on Amazon EMR: AWS Auto Scaling and Spot pricing Shyam Mishra – Senior manager, software development Gopinathan Kannan – Senior Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Mirage, St. Thomas B
ANT327 Migrating Apache Spark and Hive from on-premises to Amazon EMR Giriraj Bagdi – Group Manager Data Platform, Intuit Sandeep Uttamchandani – Chief Data Architect & Head of Data Engineering, Intuit (Small Business Group) Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM  Aria, Level 3 West, Juniper 1
ANT240 Build an in-place Amazon S3 data lake with MongoDB Atlas Sahir Azam – Senior Vice President, Cloud Products & GTM, MongoDB Wisdom Omuya – Engineering Lead, MongoDB Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2205
ANT203 Sophos: Build security solutions using Amazon Elasticsearch Service Carl Meadows – Senior Manager, Product Management, Amazon Web Services Dennis Griffin – Senior Director of MDR Platforms, Sophos Key Vaidya – Distinguished Engineer, Sophos Session 200 – Intermediate Wednesday, Dec 4, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Mirage, Events Center B2 Red
FSI311 How to use Amazon EMR for analytics in regulated environments George Smith – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Jeremiah OConnor – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM  Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2406
OPN306 How Prime Air uses Apache Kafka Frank Munz – Sr. Technical Evangelist, Amazon Web Services Denis Ogun – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3005
ANT337 Stored procedures in Amazon Redshift Joe Harris – Redshift Database Engineer III, Amazon Web Services Naresh Chainani – Senior Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Wednesday, Dec 4, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 3
Session Number
Session Name
Presenters
Session Type
Session Level
Time
Venue
ANT409 Getting started with streaming data and Amazon Kinesis Charlie Paucard – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 9
IOT316 Building an end-to-end, real-time IoT analytics pipeline RAVIKANT GUPTA – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 10
ANT338 Best practices for using popular BI tools with Amazon Redshift Thiyagarajan Arumugam – Data Warehouse Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 5
ANT210 Best practices: Amazon Elasticsearch Service Bhaven Avalani – Sr Manager, AWS Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services. Kevin Fallis – Senior Specialist Solutions Architect – Elasticsearch, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Ironwood 8
ANT340 How Equinox Fitness built serverless data applications with AWS Samuel Tynan – account manager, Amazon Web Services. elliott cordo – VP Technology Insights, Equinox. Paul Singman – Data Engineer, Equinox Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2405
ANT335 How to scale data analytics with Amazon Redshift Vinay Shukla – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services. Maor Kleider – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services. Jonathan Burket – Senior Software Engineer, Duolingo. Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3005
DAT363 Migrating your data warehouses to Amazon Redshift Ramya Kaushik – sr. database engineer, Amazon Web Services. SANDEEP BRAHMAROUTHU – Global Business Development, Amazon Web Services. Michael Soo – Database Engineer, Amazon Web Services. Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM MGM, Level 2, Cedar Ballroom 254
ANT327 Migrating Apache Spark and Hive from on-premises to Amazon EMR Giriraj Bagdi – Group Manager Data Platform, Intuit. Sandeep Uttamchandani – Chief Data Architect & Head of Data Engineering, Intuit (Small Business Group) Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Plaza Level East, Orovada 2
DAT360 Analytical use cases with AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) Riyaz Shiraguppi – Senior Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services. John Winford – Global Lead Database Freedom, Amazon Web Services. Abhinav Singh – Database Engineer, Amazon Web Services. Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 10 Blue
ANT408 Amazon ES sizing and capacity planning Patrik Schnell – Director, Software Development, Amazon Web Services. Jon Handler – Principal Solutions Architect/Search Services Specialist, Amazon Web Services. Chalk Talk 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 301
ANT224 Using containers with Amazon EMR and Apache Spark Matthew Liem – Big Data Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 4
ANT209 Find matches using machine-learning transforms in AWS Glue Tim Jones – Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 2
TRH302 Turn Travel and Hospitality call centers into profit centers Karthik Sonti – Sr. Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services. Sekhar Mallipeddi – Worldwide Technical Leader – AWS Travel, Amazon Web Services. Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 304
TLC303 How Vodafone’s Intelligent Care platform utilizes AWS George Rammos – Customer Solutions Manager, Amazon Web Services. Mark Farbrace – Senior Manager, Accenture. Karl Woodrow – Big Data Technology Lead, Vodafone UK. Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MGM, Level 3, Chairman’s Ballroom 366
OPN303 BPF performance analysis at Netflix Brendan Gregg – Senior Performance Engineer, Netflix Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Ironwood 5
ANT414 Build great Kibana visualizations Rohin Bhargava – Sr Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 2
STG340 What to consider when building a data lake on Amazon S3 Malik Bouchet – Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services. Ruhi Dang – Senior Product Manager – Technical, Amazon Web Services. Tim Harris – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services. Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 2
ANT211 Developing with the Amazon QuickSight SDK Jared Lundell – Principal Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 6
ANT238 AWS Data Exchange: Easily find & subscribe to third-party data in the cloud Stephen Orban – GM, New Initiative, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services. Akram Chetibi – Sr Product Manager, AWS Data Exchange, Amazon Web Services. Jeff Glueck – CEO, Foursquare. Hicham Oudghiri – CEO & Co-Founder, Enigma. Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3002
ANT232 How to become a data provider with AWS Data Exchange Christopher Casey – General Manager, BD, AWS Data Exchange, Amazon Web Services. Colin Mattison – Solution Consultant, Pitney Bowes. Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, St. Thomas A
ANT242 Visibility Without Borders: Using NETSCOUT to help migrate apps to AWS Ray Krug – Solutions Architect, Mr. Michael Segal – Area Vice President, Strategic Alliances, NetScout. Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 9
MGT402 Self-service accounts and workloads for data scientists and developers Anil Rebello – Principal Business Development, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 4
PNU301 Smart meters, data lakes, and serverless for Utilities Stefano Sandrini – Sr Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 319
FSI305 Barclays: Accelerating research data science using AWS Rob Charlton – Principal Solutions Architect – Financial Services, Amazon Web Services. William McWeeny – Lead Architect, Barclays. Vojtech Kral – Data Science Platform Engineer, Barclays. Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3203
ANT324 Deploy business analytics at enterprise scale with Amazon QuickSight Jesse Gebhardt – Sr Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services. Joseph Landucci – Sr Manager, Best Western. Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM MGM, Level 3, North Concourse 307
ANT411 Learn how to make ETL and ELT easy with Amazon Redshift Harshida Patel – Data Warehouse Specialist Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 4 – Table 1
STG221 SFTP workflows for data lakes and enterprise applications Smitha Sriram – Senior Product Manager – Tech, Amazon Web Services. Kapil Shardha – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services. Jonathan Ostrander – Lead Developer, FINRA. Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM MGM, Level 3, South Concourse 305
ANT318 Simplify video streaming for millions of smart home cameras Girish Sood – Senior Product Manager, Amazon Web Services. Frederik Delacourt – Senior Director Technology & Services, Wyze. Tao Yuan – Dr. of Software Development, Wyze Labs Inc. Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3005
ADM402 Testing techniques for measuring personalization James Jory – Senior Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 10
WPS319 Best practices for working with large-scale geospatial data Joe Flasher – Open Geospatial Data Lead, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 7
ANT410 Getting started with Amazon MSK Vijayram Reddy Kistampalli – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 8
ANT218 Data lakes and data integration with AWS Lake Formation Mehul Shah – GM, AWS Glue and Lake Formation, Amazon Web Services, Joe Sueper – VP Global Infrastructure & Operations, Nu Skin Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom F
GPSTEC322 Modernizing your data platform using AWS Suresh Veeragoni – Senior Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, Sanjay Doiphode – Partner Solution Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 3 West, Starvine 1
ENT310 Architecting your data lake with SAP on AWS KK Ramamoorthy – Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 1
OPN311 Analyze performance of your workload with Open Distro for Elasticsearch Karthik Kumarguru – Software Development Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 1
ANT320 What’s new with Amazon Redshift, featuring Yelp Himanshu Raja – Sr Product Manager Technical, Amazon Web Services, Tony Gibbs – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, Steven Moy – Software Engineer, Yelp Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Events Center B2 Red
ANT215 Securing your Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain Hardik Shah – Sr. Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aria, Level 1 West, Bristlecone 2 – Table 2
ANT208 Serverless ETL with Apache Spark and Python in AWS Glue Pranay Kaikini – Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 4
AMZ304 Prime Video: Processing analytics at petabyte scale Karthik Kumar Odapally – Sr Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, Parwinder Singh – Sr Data Engineer Session 300 – Advanced Thursday, Dec 5, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Venetian, Level 2, Venetian E
Session Number
Session Name
Presenters
Session Type
Session Level
Time
Venue
ANT413 How to tame unpredictable analytics workloads with Amazon Redshift Raj Sett – Database Engineer II, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 400 – Expert Friday, Dec 6, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Mirage, Events Center C1 – Table 10
ANT334 Migrate your data warehouse to the cloud in record time, featuring Nielsen Tony Gibbs – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, Tejas Desai – Vice President of Technology, Nielsen Session 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Venetian, Level 3, Murano 3203
ANT338 Best practices for using popular BI tools with Amazon Redshift Thiyagarajan Arumugam – Data Warehouse Specialist SA, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 3
MKT211 Building data lakes with third-party solutions Darko Meszaros – Specialist Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Builders Session 200 – Intermediate Friday, Dec 6, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Mirage, Grand Ballroom B – Table 3
ARC345 Architecting data lakes with AWS data and analytics services Prahlad Rao – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, Shree Kenghe – Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2406
ANT329 Amazon ES ingest at Pearson—managing high throughput and scale Jon Handler – Principal Solutions Architect/Search Services Specialist, Amazon Web Services, Josh Pavel – Senior DevSecOps Cloud Engineer, Pearson Session 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2205
ANT233 Easily find & subscribe to third-party data in the cloud on AWS Data Exchange Samantha Gibson – Global Category Lead, Amazon Web Services, Mahesh Varma – Co-Founder & Principal Architect, Rearc LLC Chalk Talk 200 – Intermediate Friday, Dec 6, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Mirage, St. Croix A
ANT318 Simplify video streaming for millions of smart home cameras Girish Sood – Senior Product Manager, Amazon Web Services, Tao Yuan – Dr. of Software Development, Wyze Labs Inc., Frederik Delacourt – Senior Director Technology & Services, Wyze Session 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Venetian, Level 2, Titian 2202
ANT308 Deep dive into running Apache Spark on Amazon EMR Abhishek Sinha – Principal Product Manager, Amazon Web Services, Mert Hocanin – Principal Big Data Architect, Amazon Web Services Session 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Venetian, Level 3, Lido 3005
ANT314 Extend analytics beyond your data warehouse Martin Grund – Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services, Kurt Larson – Technical Director, Analytics, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Chalk Talk 300 – Advanced Friday, Dec 6, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Mirage, St. Thomas A