Jari Koister

VP of Software Engineering

Dr. Jari Koister is VP of Software Engineering at Oracle, leading development of cloud based applications for advanced analytics and machine learning for Big Data. Previously he has been working on Big Data and Predictive analytics platforms and applications at start-up companies as well as well-known companies such as Twitter and Salesforce.com. He was the co-founder and CTO of Groupswim.com a cloud based social enterprise solution who was an early implementor of predictive techniques for enhanced functionality in social collaboration. Prior to Groupswim.com, Jari worked at fine companies such as HP Labs, Commerce One and Metrima. He also founded Qrodo, a cloud based sports cast service. While at Salesforce.com, Dr. Koister was responsible for the development of Chatter, a social enterprise application used by hundreds of thousands of companies. Dr. Koister holds a PhD in Distributed Computing from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Panel Discussion:
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:30 pm