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John Cardente

John Cardente

Distinguished Engineer at EMC
John Cardente is a Big Data and Analytics technologist within the Corporate CTO Office of EMC, a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service. In this role, John helps define EMC's Big Data strategy and leads joint proof-of-concept projects across divisions, federation companies (VMWare and Pivotal), and industry partners. During his eighteen years with the company, John has helped pioneer, as an individual contributor and leader of advanced development teams, the adoption of notable innovations including solid-state disks, automated data tiering, storage virtualization technologies, and embedded operating system emulators. John holds Bachelor and Master degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Northeastern University. He recently earned a Graduate Certificate in Mining Massive Data Sets from Stanford University, a four course program that covers the theory and practice of many big data and machine learning technologies. John is a named inventor on ten granted U.S. patents with additional patents pending. In 2011, John was named an EMC Distinguished Engineer, a title held by less than 1% of EMC's global engineering population.
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5679642883_24a2e905e0_zEarth’s climate is changing. The rising global temperature, shrinking ice sheets, and increase in extreme weather events all serve as evidence that the phenomenon is real. These direct effects are relatively easy to measure due to their global scale, but identifying the indirect effects happening at smaller scales is more challenging.  (more…)