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Larry Weber
Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
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Having spent over 18 years in technology, building new business and bringing products to market, Larry understands the benefit of business analytics and tapping into new data sources for competitive advantage. On his current mission, he is getting back to his roots, getting hands on and defining IBM’s approach to software trial for big data and analytics, building a new digital experience. 
 
Prior to this role, Larry ran product marketing for IBM’s big data portfolio, including IBM’s Hadoop and Streams technologies and spent considerable time with IBM’s data warehousing business.
 
Larry holds an MBA with concentrations in product management and entrepreneurship from Kenan-Flagler Business School (UNC) and a Masters of Computer Science from North Carolina State University.

IBM Cloud Marketplace: Empowering the modern business

May 1, 2014
IBM announced a number of new cloud offerings with the IBM Cloud Marketplace at the center. It is designed to be an easy access, technical marketplace for all users (business through IT and development) to access solutions and technologies on demand, with a growing number in the big data and analytics space. Read More

What IBM’s Bluemix means to big data and analytics

May 1, 2014
IBM’s recent addition of big data and analytic services into Bluemix will empower today’s application developer with an unmatched pool of resources. It will drastically reduce the time and cost for developers to get an analytical application off the ground and open new doors for immediate trial. Read More

Don’t drown in the big data lake

April 24, 2014
Having been around the big data space for a number of years, you hear a lot of questions that revolve around “What do I do with this data that I’ve stored in Hadoop?’ or, more importantly, “How do I use this data that is now sitting here?” The fact is, there's a lot of hype surrounding big data, and Hadoop in particular. One of the benefits of working at IBM is that we have been facing these challenges for years (think way before big data and Hadoop became buzzwords) and have been building solutions to facilitate analytics on massive data sets. Read More

Get a Quick Start with Enterprise Hadoop & Big Data Technologies

June 21, 2013
When you start thinking through Hadoop and all of this big data technology, you start to realize that it might take more than a few minutes to set up and run. Read More