Pittsburgh DataWorks is a consortium of Pittsburgh-based private companies( who are either providers or users) of Big Data tools and technologies, research universities, economic development organizations, investment community leaders, and local and state government representatives who collectively seek to establish Pittsburgh as a “Big Data Savvy” city ready to participate in the economic opportunities presented by the growth in this space.
A successful DataWorks will help develop the big data workforce, encourage investment in big data projects and enterprises, and generate breakthrough applications, funding, and publicity for the Pittsburgh region.
Board of Directors
Randy Bryant, Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Karl Herleman, VP, Management Science Associates
Tom Jones, Partner, Draper Triangle Ventures
Rebecca Kaul, President, UPMC Technology Development Center
Dr. Michael Levine, Scientific Director, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Rich Lunak, CEO, Innovation Works
Jerome Pesenti, Chief Scientist, IBM
Krishnan Ramayya, Dean, Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College
Audrey Russo, CEO, Pittsburgh Technology Council
Mike Wallace, Director, Big Data, NetApp
Dennis Yablonsky, CEO, Allegheny Conference