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August 06, 2015

Caterpillar Marine, Cloudera, FINRA, Forrester and HDS to Keynote PentahoWorld 2015

The Power of Big Data at Work leads conference agenda – Early bird ends soon

August 6, 2015, — Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company, today unveiled the keynote speakers for its annual global users conference, PentahoWorld, taking place on October 14-15, 2015 at the Renaissance Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Setting the stage for this year's "Big Data at Work" theme, Pentaho will challenge attendees to consider how emerging trends like IoT and the convergence of Cloud and Big Data impact their IT strategies. Keynote speakers include Quentin Gallivan, CEO, Pentaho; Kevin Eggleston, SVP Hitachi Data Systems (HDS); Mike Olson, CSO, Cloudera; Saman Michael Far, SVP of Technology, FINRA; Jim Stascavage, Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence; Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst, Forrester and Christopher Dziekan, Chief Product Officer, Pentaho.

As the big data market matures, Pentaho will share expertise showcasing the power of Big Data at Work. Pentaho Customers Borderfree, CERN, Caterpillar Marine, Expression Networks, FINRA and Logitech will present their own blue prints and use cases, providing practical advice and best practices in areas such as big data blending, governed data delivery and IoT.

Given the resounding success of last year's event, delegates will have the opportunity to attend pre-conference training sessions and meet technology experts in one-to-one meetings and white-boarding sessions. New this year is "For-Dev-By-Dev" giving attendees the opportunity to have their technical "how-to" Pentaho questions answered by the team that develops the products. The Pentaho Showcase includes Pentaho's rich ecosystem of partners demonstrating latest product capabilities and innovations, and Hitachi Data Systems showcasing Social Innovation and the Internet of Things that Matter.

"This year, conference attendees can expect to gain practical insight into achieving large returns on their data-driven projects, particularly from our customers who will share their direct experience putting big data to work--including IoT-related data," explains Rosanne Saccone, Chief Marketing Officer, Pentaho. "In that spirit we welcome Kevin Eggleston of Hitachi Data Systems' to our keynotes to lay out a bold vision for Social Innovation, aimed at making the world a better place for future generations."

Pentaho would like to thank PentahoWorld 2015's first wave of sponsors Cloudera, Inquidia Consulting, HPVertica and MongoDB.

Early Bird pricing on tickets to PentahoWorld with savings of $300 will end in a few days on August 15, 2015. For more information and to register, visit

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About Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company
Pentaho, a Hitachi Group company, is a leading data integration and business analytics company with an enterprise-class, open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments. Pentaho's unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho's mission is to help organizations across multiple industries harness the value from all their data, including big data and IoT, enabling them to find new revenue streams, operate more efficiently, deliver outstanding service and minimize risk. Pentaho has over 15,000 product deployments and 1,500 commercial customers today including ABN-AMRO Clearing, BT, EMC, NASDAQ and Sears Holdings Corporation. For more information visit

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