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Larry Weber
Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
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.

Hadoop in minutes: The power of IBM Bluemix

August 1, 2014 | by Larry Weber, Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
Using IBM Bluemix to stand up Hadoop in minutes through IBM Analytics for Hadoop, powered by InfoSphere BigInsights.

IBM Cloud Marketplace: Empowering the modern business

May 1, 2014 | by Larry Weber, Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
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...

What IBM’s Bluemix means to big data and analytics

May 1, 2014 | by Larry Weber, Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
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.

Don’t drown in the big data lake

April 24, 2014 | by Larry Weber, Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
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,...

Get a Quick Start with Enterprise Hadoop & Big Data Technologies

June 21, 2013 | by Larry Weber, Program Director, Digital Experience, IBM
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. As technologists ran through the first wave of Hadoop, only the advanced early adopters spent the time to master the vast array of...