About the guest: Alistair is an entrepreneur with a background in web performance, analytics, cloud computing, and business strategy. In 2001, he co-founded Coradiant (acquired by BMC in 2011) and has since helped launch Rednod, CloudOps, Bitcurrent, Year One Labs, and several other early-stage companies. He works with startups on business acceleration, and advises a number of larger companies on innovation and technology. A sought-after public speaker on data-driven innovation, Alistair is the chair O’Reilly’s Strata + Hadoop World conference and the International Startup Festival.  He has also written several books on technology and business, including the best-selling Lean Analytics. 

About the podcast: Data and analytics expert Alistair Croll argues that big data is changing business, society and even the human species. Businesses are built faster based on analytics and data. What’s coming next for big data and cloud computing? Alistair’s answers and examples may surprise you. Listen in and find out.