Keynote Speaker

Suja Chandrasekaran, Big Data Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, September 27, 2012

Suja Chandrasekaran, Walmart

Suja Chandrasekaran, joined Walmart Stores, Inc., in January 2012, as Vice President, Enterprise Information Management.  Prior to joining Walmart Suja held various senior executive roles – as Global Chief Information Officer at The Timberland Company, Chief Technology Officer at PepsiCo for PepsiCo North America with responsibilities across FritoLay, Pepsi Beverages, Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade across all NA business units. Prior to her role at PepsiCo, Suja led business transformation at Nestle Americas.  Suja enjoys travel, reading, networking and advising technology startups.   … [More...]

Keynote Speaker

Adrian Gardner, Big Data Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, September 27, 2012

Adrian Gardner, NASA

Adrian R. Gardner is Director of Information Technology and Communications Directorate and Chief Information Officer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.  Adrian R. Gardner’s career includes more than 20 years of federal service enabling mission capability and readiness. Gardner was the recipient of 2005 Federal 100 award and was named to InformationWeek’s 2011 Government CIO 50 list.  Gardner currently serves as the Director of the IT and Communications Directorate and Chief Information Officer for the Goddard Space Flight Center. As part of this role, he manages IT as a strategic asset and all mission and satellite launch communications. … [More...]