StartupTech is happy to partner with the Toronto KW group to help provide our members with an amazing opportunity to learn more about KX and the KX FUND
Join us for an evening of discussion on the applications and uses of Kx technology!
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The agenda for the evening will be as follows:
Time: 18.00 – 20.00
6:00 – 6:30pm Arrivals, networking reception
6:30 – 7:30pm Apps and Use Cases in Data Intensive Environments (Jamie Sheridan, Kx Systems)
7:30 – 8:00pm Networking reception
8:00 – 8:45pm Competitive Analysis: Planning Your Digital Marketing Strategy (Sharon Herrnstein, ConverseLink)
8:45 – 9:00pm Thank you and closin
We look forward to meeting all of you!
Kx Community Toronto
Talk 1 – Kx: Apps and Use Cases in Data Intensive Environments
In this session, we will be looking at of Kx, its use cases and the real world applications of the world’s fastest time series database. With the massive growth in data volumes across multiple industries inside and outside of finance, like earth observation analytics, retail, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing, clients in these sectors have struggled with legacy systems. Our kdb+ expert Jamie Sheridan, will provide insights as to why clients are looking to Kx to address their Big Data problems so that they can build strategic models with the benefit of real-time, granular data insights.
Jamie joined Kx’s parent company First Derivatives, a global financial technology consultancy based in Northern Ireland in 2012 and was immediately placed in a kdb product development role with the firm. Since then, Jamie has worked extensively with quantitative and derivatives stragtegies teams at a variety of investment banks building high-performance Big Data applications. Since joining the Canadian Pension Board (CPPIB), Jamie has gone on to become a key member of the Operations and Technology division, managing team strategy and performance. Jamie is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway with a specialization in Electronic and Computer Engineering.
Talk 2 – Competitive Analysis: Planning Your Digital Marketing Strategy
Come gain some insights into “Competitive analysis” by learning how to use data to direct digital strategy. Even if you missed Sharon`s well received ATG talk earlier this year, this event offers an opportunity to discover some of the secrets behind knowing where and how to invest your digital marketing dollars in 2017. If you wonder how data can be used to make more informed online decisions before you even spend a dime on marketing, this talk will give you all the information you need to consider.
Sharon is a Converselink Instructor and Certified digital marketing Consultant with more than 20 years history of demonstrated success in finding business solutions for her clients. She empowers professionals to achieve their business objectives through understanding relevant digital marketing and social media strategies that give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
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Since the company’s inception, Kx’s singular goal has been to provide its customers with the fastest, most efficient, and most flexible tools for processing real-time and historical data. This focus has enabled us to become the worldwide leader in high-volume, high-performance databases.
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