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Shaun Bierweiler

Shaun Bierweiler

VP & GM U.S. Public Sector of Cloudera Government Solutions, Inc.

Shaun Bierweiler is Vice President and General Manager of Public Sector at Cloudera. Bierweiler joined Cloudera by way of the company’s merger with Hortonworks in January 2019 and leads the organization that is responsible for the U.S federal government worldwide and U.S. state, local, and education clients. Bierweiler has more than 15 years of experience providing Information Technology solutions, systems, and support to the Public Sector. Prior to joining Cloudera, Bierweiler was Vice President of U.S. Public Sector at Hortonworks and President of Hortonworks Federal, Inc. Before that, Bierweiler worked at Red Hat as Director of Sales where he concurrently led the teams responsible for its Department of Defense and Federal Systems Integrator verticals. He also worked at Raytheon where held cross-functional leadership positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of Engineering, Program Management, Business Development, and Capture Strategy. Bierweiler earned his M.B.A. from the University of Maryland and B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida.


Michael Conlin

Michael Conlin

Chief Data Officer of U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

As Chief Data Officer, DoD, Mr. Conlin is responsible for DoD-wide management, analytics, and governance of data, to meet the needs of DoD leaders for timely, reliable answers to critical business questions in support of the National Defense Strategy. As the Director of the OUDS, OCMO Data Insights Directorate, Conlin is driving the development of a Shared Service that enhances speed to insight by applying advanced analytics, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. Conlin is a career technologist, with 20+ years of professional experience on five continents. He has served organizations in numerous industries, business domains, technical domains, and government functions. He helps C-level Executives refine their IT Strategies for Reform, business innovation and digital transformation. Conlin has served high-tech firms and technology organizations in a range of roles from executive to individual performer. A serial entrepreneur, he has founded and participated in numerous start-ups. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Conlin lives in the Washington DC area with his wife and children. His avocations include: blacksmith; cook; enamellist, gaffer; goldsmith; lamp worker; lapidary; and poet.


Eileen Vidrine (Invited)

Eileen Vidrine (Invited) (Invited)

Chief Data Officer of U.S. Air Force


Todd Myers

Todd Myers

Automation Lead, CIO-T of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Todd Myers is currently leading the deployment of multi datacenter and cloud processing clusters for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. His most recent distributed analytical capabilities are focused on advanced Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) analytics to support the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG) mission partners through what NGA calls the NSG Data Analytical Architecture Service (NDAAS). The NDAAS framework brings a Data Center operating System (DCOS) to NGA using the appropriate balance of open source and vendor capabilities. The DCOS abstraction is a required component to begin unifying disparate infrastructure and normalizing its present and future consumption by both large and small NGA Programs.