Jeff Hammerbacher Chief Data Scientist Wants To Change the World – Charlie Rose Interview

At SiliconANGLE we coined a term “tech athlete” a person who consistently demonstrates excellence at all levels.  Jeff Hammerbacher is a “tech athlete”.  In real life he was a real athlete going to Harvard to play baseball and then on to be the founder of Facebook’s data science operation.  Today, Jeff Hammerbacher, is the Cloudera cofounder and SiliconANGLE theCUBE Alum.

Jeff was on the Charlie Rose show this week.  It is a fantastic interview from one of the most humble coolest guys in tech in Hammerbacher.

I’ve had a chance to interview Jeff a few times over the years.   It’s inspiring to listen and internalize his passion for science and technology.

Enjoy the Hammer videos.

2011: Jeff Hammerbacher – Hadoop World 2011 – theCUBE

2012: Jeff Hammerbacher – Strata-Hadoop World 2012 – theCUBE

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John Furrier

John Furrier is founder, co-CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of SiliconANGLE, a new media company covering the intersection of computer science and social science. Furrier is also the co-founder and CEO of CrowdChat a social media platform for large-scale group conversations over hashtags. In addition to SiliconANGLE John runs Broadband Developments a private incubator and investment firm for creating new startups. Furrier lives in Palo Alto, California with his wife and four children.


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  1. henry_maphosa Thanks for the RT Henry :o) Have a great weekend!

  2. data_nerd np, watching Jeff now on pvr

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