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ClearStory Data to Present at O'Reilly Strata Conference

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 -- ClearStory Data, a company delivering a new big data solution that makes it simple for business users to find, combine and interactively analyze data from corporate sources and disparate third-party sources, today announced that CEO Sharmila Mulligan and Chief User Experience Architect Doug van der Molen will present at the O'Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara, California on February 27 and 28, 2013.

Mulligan will discuss the applications of interactive big data technologies while van der Molen's sessions will focus on the role of design in big data products. Doug van der Molen will explain how current data innovations need to be paired with an intuitive user experience to finally deliver on the promise of enabling a data-driven business culture.

"Big data's pace of innovation is quite staggering, yet organizations still struggle to use these systems to make informed business decisions," said Doug van der Molen. "Informed product design enables us to deliver complex technology in the form of an elegant user experience so businesses can quickly generate valuable new insights."

Sharmila Mulligan, CEO, ClearStory Data and Matei Zaharia, UC Berkeley Algorithms, Machines and People Lab

What:
"Beyond Hadoop MapReduce: Interactive Analytic Insights Using Spark"

When:
February 27, 2013
10:40 - 11:20 am Pacific

Where:
Great American Ballroom J

Doug van der Molen, Chief UX Architect, ClearStory Data (2 sessions)

What:
"Designed for Insight: Principles of Big Data Design"

When:
February 27, 2013
1:30 - 2:10 pm Pacific

Where:
Ballroom CD

What:
"Great Debate: Design Matters More Than Math"

When:
February 28, 2013
4:00 - 4:40 pm Pacific

Where:
Ballroom CD

All events will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054. All attendants must register. For more information about the O'Reilly Strata Conference or to register, please visit http://strataconf.com/strata2013/public/content/about.

About ClearStory Data
ClearStory Data is making it easy for business users to find, combine and interactively explore big, diverse data across first-party and third-party sources for immediate insights. The ClearStory Data team has decades of combined experience at Aster Data, BusinessObjects, Google, Netscape, Opsware, Oracle and Teradata. The company is backed by investments from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreesen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Silicon Valley industry leaders.

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