Novetta Solutions to Sponsor Big Data Symposium

Novetta Solutions to Sponsor Big Data Symposium

RESTON, Va., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/  Novetta Solutions announced today its Diamond sponsorship of Defense Strategies Institute's Big Data for Intelligence Symposium on October 16-17 in Alexandria, VA. The Symposium will host key leaders from the Intelligence Community who will focus on the conference theme of Creating Actionable Intelligence from Large Unstructured Data Sets. U.S. Government leadership who will hold related discussion sessions include:

  • Dr. Reggie Brothers, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research
  • David Shedd, Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Winston Beauchamp, Director of Mission Integration, ODNI
  • Robert Jimenez, CTO, National Reconnaissance Office
  • Duncan McCarthy, Technical Executive, InnoVision, NGA
  • Ken Rice, Director of ISR Integration Division, NGA
  • Dr. Carey Schwartz, PSC Lead, Office of Naval Research
  • Dr. Ashit Talukder, Division Chief, Information Access Division, NIST
  • Gus Taveras, CTO, Defense Intelligence Agency

Novetta CEO, Peter LaMontagne, will serve as co-chair of the event, providing opening remarks on the critical nature of Big Data in today's technological environment and the growing need for sophisticated, analytics-based solutions to distill the most timely and relevant information from large unstructured data sets. The forum style conference sessions will facilitate collaboration between Government and industry through discussions of current initiatives, needs, and requirements in an effort to achieve greater benefits from Big Data. LaMontagne added, "This symposium addresses a critical issue for national security professionals and technologists who strive to efficiently derive value from the vast amounts of unstructured data that is created daily. We are very pleased to sponsor this timely and important event."