Big Data Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 13

"Enabling real-time predictions and analytics on serverless technology”

Pedro J. Soto
Advanced Analytics Practice Area Lead, Slalom
Reuben Hilliard
Advanced Analytics Consultant, Slalom

ABSTRACT: Serverless computing is a key differentiator in cloud computing and a critical step in next-generation analytics. It builds upon the promise of elasticity, scalability and democratization of advanced computing by further abstracting infrastructure, simplifying systems integration and providing autoscaling. Our discussion will help the audience understand the ecosystem of data, analytics, and real-time models that support a wide-range of uses. Examples will include enabling automatic decision-making with machine learning, integration with virtual agents and applications, and open-ended analyses using cloud services.

Photo of Pedro J. SotoBIOGRAPHY: Pedro leads the Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning team at Slalom Atlanta. As one Pedro leads the Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning team at Slalom Atlanta. As one of the longest-tenured members of the Data & Analytics practice, he’s delivered consulting services for Atlanta’s largest companies across a broad range of offerings. His experience spans advanced data visualization, data management, data architecture and engineering, cloud enablement, and predictive modeling. Pedro received a B.S. in Mathematics from Kennesaw State University in 2004.

Photo of Reuben Hilliard


BIOGRAPHY: Reuben joined Slalom in 2018 as a Data Scientist in Slalom’s Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning practice. Reuben’s work experience includes the Insurance, Healthcare, Telecommunications, and Event Marketing industries. He received a B.S. in Biology and a M.S. in Applied Statistics from Kennesaw State University. Reuben is passionate about analytics, machine learning and cloud technologies, recently receiving his AWS Solutions Architect certification.

Clendenin Building, room 1009 (CL 1009), Kennesaw Campus (PDF)
11:00am -12:00pm 

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