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Joel Horwitz
Director of Marketing for IBM Big Data & Analytics, IBM

Joel Horwitz is the WW Director of Marketing for the IBM Analytics Platform. He graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Masters in Nanotechnology with a focus in Molecular Electronics. He also hails from the University of Pittsburgh with an International MBA in Product Marketing and Financial Management.  Joel designed, built, and launched new products at Intel and Datameer resulting in breakthrough innovations. He set and executed upon strategies at AVG Technologies that led to accretive acquisitions. He established a big data science team and the first Hadoop cluster in the Europe. Most recently, he spearheaded new branding and positioning for Alpine Data Labs and H2O resulting in a new website, sales collateral, product messaging that resulted in significantly increased sales.

How the Open Data Platform is driving Hadoop's maturation

How the Open Data Platform is driving Hadoop's maturation

April 14, 2015 | by Joel Horwitz, Director of Marketing for IBM Big Data & Analytics, IBM
The time has come for the analytics industry to work together to harden the Hadoop platform with a shared vision and foundation to build on to move forward. Open standards that are common to all solution providers are a path in the right direction. Enter the Open Data Platform (ODP) group of Hadoop...