Mark Hornick, Senior Director, Product Management, Data Science and Machine Learning
Mark Hornick is the Senior Director of Product Management for the Oracle Machine Learning (OML) family of products. He leads the OML PM team and works closely with Product Development on product strategy, positioning, and evangelization, Mark has over 20 years of experience with integrating and leveraging machine learning with Oracle technologies, working with internal and external customers in the application of Oracle’s machine learning technologies for scalable and deployable data science projects. Mark is Oracle’s representative on the R Consortium’s Board of Directors, an Oracle Adviser and founding member of the Business Intelligence Warehousing and Analytics (BIWA) User Community, and Content Selection Committee Chair for the Analytics and Data Summits.
Marcos Arancibia, Product Manager, Data Science and Big Data
Marcos Arancibia is the Product Manager for Oracle Data Science and Big Data. He works with Machine Learning in the Oracle Database and on Big Data clusters under Hadoop and Spark, on premises and in the Oracle Cloud. He works within Product Management to develop product strategy, roadmap prioritization, product positioning and product evangelization, working closely with the engineering team in defining the product roadmaps for Oracle Machine Learning and Big Data in the Cloud.
Before joining Oracle 9 years ago he was at SAS Institute Inc. for 13 years as a Data Mining architect and expert in the US and Latin America. He holds a Bachelor Degree of Science in Statistics with additional courses in the Master of Science in Statistics, both from UNICAMP in Brazil. He has Certifications from Stanford on AI and Machine Learning, and from the University of Washington on Computational Neuroscience. He is an expert on Deep Learning and passionate about Machine Learning.
Charlie Berger, Sr. Director Product Management, Machine Learning, AI and Cognitive Analytics
Charlie Berger is the Sr. Director of Product Management, Machine Learning, AI and Cognitive Analytics in Oracle Server Technology. He’s been carrying the Product Management flag for Oracle’s server tech machine learning for 20 years—starting when Oracle acquired Thinking Machines Corporation’s data mining development team where he was the VP of Product Management. He is a technical evangelist and supports Application Dev. teams who embed ML, supports customers and Sales and is the co-founder of the (BIWA) Analytics and Data Summit events. Previously, he worked in startups in expert systems, statistical and data visualization software and robotics and machine vision. He holds a Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering and an MBA, both from Boston University. He holds a BS in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from UMASS, Amherst.