Representative stakeholders include:

  • Customers (consumers/generators of data)
    • Drawn from verticals of interest, e.g.,

      • eCommerce and Marketing e.g., eBay, Amazon, …
      • Energy including Oil & Gas, SmartGrid, etc.
      • Finance & Banking
      • Telecommunications
      • Industrial Applications
      • Wireless & Communications
      • Health Care & Health Sciences
  • Technology providers of Big Data platforms and tools
    • Examples include: IBM, Oracle, SAP, …
    • Emerging Technology Providers, including startups and the associated startup ecosystem
  • Academicians & Researchers
  • Individual Big Data Practitioners
    • Experts in niche technologies, e.g., vertical use cases, predictive analytics, …
    • Professionals, Practitioners and those interested in adjacent technologies