Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced that its annual user conference, Informatica World 2014, will feature keynote presentations from Informatica Chairman and CEO, Sohaib Abbasi; renowned futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil; data artist Jer Thorp; and co-founder of DataKind and scientist-in-residence at IA Ventures Drew Conway. The conference, now in its 14th year (register here), will be held May 12-15, at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Informatica World is the premier data management event for developers, data scientists, executives and partners to learn about trends and leading technologies that enable organizations to realize the full potential of their information and gain competitive advantage. This year’s conference theme is: The Power of Data.
Informatica World 2014 attendees will immerse themselves in all things data, pushing the boundaries of how they think about the power of data to transform careers, businesses, lives and society. They will also learn about Informatica’s forward-thinking innovations, industry-leading platform and powerful partner ecosystem — all designed to unleash information potential. During the show, Informatica and industry leaders will also discuss the latest trends involving big data, cloud integration, data governance, data security, master data management and data integration across the industry and in key verticals.
Special Pre-Conference Day sessions on May 12 will include deep-dives into state-of-the-art Master Data Management (MDM), Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) and Cloud Data Integration, as well as a full-day Introduction to Big Data and Hadoop offered through Informatica University. The conference will also feature exciting keynotes, six focused paths within four breakout tracks, more than 100 expert-led sessions, a Hands-On Lab, a Solutions Expo, Birds-of-a-Feather Discussion Groups and numerous networking opportunities. Informatica World 2014 currently has over 35 sponsors, including Platinum sponsors Accenture, Cognizant and Deloitte Consulting LLP.
During the course of the conference, keynoters:
Additional Informatica executive presenters include Anil Chakravarthy, chief product officer, Ivan Chong, chief strategy officer, and Marge Breya, chief marketing officer.
Informatica World is also the home of the Informatica Innovation Awards, given to organizations since 2000, demonstrating leadership in using Informatica solutions to drive innovation and business success. Finalists were announced in April and the winners will be announced at Informatica World.
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Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA) is the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Informatica Vibe, the industry’s first and only embeddable virtual data machine (VDM), powers the unique “Map Once. Deploy Anywhere.” capabilities of the Informatica Platform. Worldwide, over 5,000 enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets from devices to mobile to social to big data residing on-premise, in the Cloud and across social networks. For more information, call +1 650-385-5000 (1-800-653-3871 in the U.S.), or visit www.informatica.com. Connect with Informatica at http://www.facebook.com/InformaticaCorporation, http://www.linkedin.com/company/informatica and http://twitter.com/InformaticaCorp.
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