Keynote Presentation

Innovation, Big Data and the Internet of Things
Rich Niemiec, Chief Innovation Officer, Viscosity North AmericaNiemiec

This presentation will cover tech's acceleration and the cycles of innovation in the world. We'll look at the current Big Data revolution and some of the solutions out there, as well as Oracle's Big Data Solution and the Oracle Cloud. We will review the role that both Google and Facebook have played in the Big Data ecosystem and also how other NoSQL databases like Cassandra and MongoDB fit in. We'll then look at the Internet of Things (IoT) which will drive Big Data even faster. Prepare for the future now or be left behind!

Rich Niemiec is the current Chief Innovation/Information Officer of Viscosity North America.  He is an Oracle ACE Director, a world renowned IT expert, and was a co-founder and the CEO of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions started in 1988.  Rich has served as President of Rolta TUSC and Rolta EICT.  TUSC was the Oracle Partner of the Year in 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, & 2011 (Rolta TUSC). Rich is the past President of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and the current President of the Midwest Oracle Users Group (MOUG).