Snowflake Announces Inaugural User Conference: Snowflake Summit Keynote Speakers and Call for Speakers

Seven speaker tracks and keynotes from Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia and legendary explorer Alison Levine highlight the event

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018Snowflake Computing, the only data warehouse built for the cloud, today announced its inaugural user conference, Snowflake Summit, from June 3 – 6, 2019 in San Francisco. The three-day conference will feature seven speaking tracks, 80 sessions and an exposition floor where over 1,500 Snowflake’s partners, customers and industry peers will gather to network, collaborate and obtain essential knowledge about Snowflake and emerging trends in data and analytics.

Informed Thought Leaders Address Maximizing Your Data’s Potential

Snowflake Summit will offer hands-on training, Snowflake and partner technology best practices, product roadmaps and advice on how organizations can solve their toughest data challenges. Subject matter experts and Snowflake customers will provide case study presentations on how Snowflake’s one-of-a-kind architecture facilitates cutting-edge data strategies and initiatives. Confirmed keynote and customer speakers include:

  • Bob Muglia, CEO, Snowflake
  • Alison Levine, team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition
  • Julie Dodd, Director of Digital Transformation and Communication, Parkinson’s UK
  • Kevin O’Brien, Chief Technology Officer, KIVA.org
  • Mike McCullough, Chief Information Officer, BeTheMatch/National Marrow Donor Foundation
  • Michal Klos, Sr. Director of Data Engineering, Indigo AG
  • John Foss, VP of Strategic Products, PDX
  • Ray Chastine, Executive Director, Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Kelly Mungary, Director, Enterprise Data & Analytics, Lionsgate
  • Ram Narayanan, Manager, Data Platform, White Ops
  • Dan Christian, Sr. Director, Data Warehouse Development, Penguin Random House

“Our number one value is to put our customers first, and Snowflake Summit epitomizes that commitment,” Snowflake CEO, Bob Muglia, said. “We serve thousands of customers with industry-best solutions and services, and we’re rewarded with our customers’ business and their loyalty. But Snowflake continues to grow, so the time has come to further our commitment with an annual user conference that delivers the expertise, insight and support from Snowflake, our partners and industry thought leaders to enable every customer to be data-driven.”  

Call for Speakers!

Snowflake Summit sessions will feature visionaries, early adopters and industry leaders showcasing new developments and use cases that demonstrate how to enable data-driven organizations. The event is seeking proposals by February 1, 2019 around the following topics(in addition to those of general interest to the data and analytics community):

  • Accelerating Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Data Sharing
  • Integrating and Streaming Data
  • Data Warehouse Modernization
  • Data Lake
  • Enabling Developers

Why Attend?

  • Learn about the latest technology and techniques for modern cloud analytics
  • Network with peers across industries, roles and departments
  • Attend our hands-on-training to master your Snowflake technology skills
  • See how data is helping to change the world for the better in our “Data for Good” keynote
  • Learn about the latest Snowflake features and developments

Reserve your discount

Lock in the pre-registration ticket price of $895 – a more than a 50% discount – by visiting http://www.snowflakesummit.com. Once registration goes live in December, we will email you a non-transferable discount code that is valid for one ticket at the pre-registration price of $895. You will be able to use the discount code through January 31, 2019.

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About Snowflake Computing

Snowflake is the only data warehouse built for the cloud, enabling the data-driven enterprise with instant elasticity, secure data sharing and per-second pricing, across multiple clouds. Snowflake combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms and the elasticity of the cloud at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. Snowflake: Your data, no limits. Find out more at snowflake.com.

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Snowflake Computing
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