2024 Gartner® Data & Analytics Summit

Don’t fall for the hype: prep your data for gen AI

Your business is ready for Gen AI. But is your data? Join Actian to learn how to avoid the data prep pitfalls of a Gen AI deployment.

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Session: Don’t fall for the hype: prep your data for gen AI

Many companies feel the urgency to adopt Gen AI quickly, but not everyone fully grasps the associated risks. Actian’s recent research reveals that nearly 80% believe their data quality is sufficient, yet effective data preparation requires more effort than perceived by many business leaders. Join Actian’s SVP of Product & Engineering Emma McGrattan and CMO Jennifer Jackson to gain insights on overcoming data prep pitfalls and confidently advancing into the Gen AI era.

Session Details

Where: 2024 Gartner® Data & Analytics Summit
Date: Tuesday, March 12th
Session Location: Dolphin Hotel, Atlantic Hall, Theater 3
Time: 1:10 pm – 1:30pm

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Our Speakers

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Emma McGrattan

SVP of Engineering & Product, Actian

Emma is SVP of Engineering and Product at Actian leading global research and development. She is a recognized authority in data management and analytics technologies and holds multiple patents. Emma has over two decades of experience leading a global software development organization focused on innovation in high-performance analytics, data management, integration, and application development technologies. Prior to joining Actian, Emma was Vice President for Ingres at Computer Associates. Educated in Ireland, Emma holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Dublin City University.

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Jennifer Jackson

CMO, Actian

Jennifer Jackson is CMO of Actian. Known as JJ, she leads Actian’s global marketing strategy and team. With 25 years of branding and digital marketing experience, she takes a data-driven approach that stems from her background in chemical engineering and as both a user and marketer of data analytics technology. She engages in initiatives to optimize customer experience, transition to a SaaS model and expand the partner ecosystem. JJ previously served as VP of Digital Marketing and Strategy at Teradata, where she led digital, strategy and operations for web modernization and strategy execution.

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Juice Bar

Quench your thirst at our Juice Bar on March 11th and 12th, 10:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. in Pacific Hall located in the Exhibitor Showcase. Join us for networking, refreshing drinks and energizing conversations!

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Popcorn Stand

Join us for a delightful midafternoon snack at our popcorn stand on March 11th and 12th, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Find us near Theatre 2 in Atlantic Hall located in the Exhibitor Showcase. Enjoy a tasty break!

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