GridGain Announces Impressive Conference Committee for In-Memory Computing Summit 2016

Call for Speakers Ends February 3, 2016; Super Saver Registration Discounts End February 28, 2016

Foster City, California – February 1, 2016GridGain Systems, a provider of the enterprise-grade version of the Apache® Ignite™ in-memory data fabric, today announced an impressive Conference Committee for the highly anticipated second annual In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit). The IMC Summit will be held May 23-24, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco. The Call for Speakers for IMC Summit 2016 ends February 3.

IMC Summit 2016 is a multi-track conference bringing together IMC visionaries, decision makers, experts, and developers for the purpose of education, discussion, and networking. The IMC Summit is organized by GridGain and supported by Neeve Research, ScaleOut Software, MemSQL, and Hazelcast. The conference provides insights into current uses of in-memory computing as well as the future of this rapidly evolving market, including technical deep dives and business-focused sessions, and offers community and connection opportunities for sponsors and attendees. Topics of interest include:

  • Architecture and design

  • Use cases

  • Performance optimization

  • Apache® Ignite™

  • Apache® Geode (incubating)

  • In-memory computing for Big Data analytics

  • In-memory computing and Apache® Spark™

  • In-memory streaming

  • Scalable machine learning

  • In-memory computing and Geode

  • Hardware considerations for in-memory computing

  • New in-memory computing solutions

"Last year's inaugural IMC Summit got rave reviews from attendees, and this year's Conference Committee members are committed to making this second Summit even better," said Terry Erisman, VP of Marketing of GridGain. "Attendees will hear insights and ideas regarding in-memory computing from the brightest minds in the industry. They'll also have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the speakers, along with key industry decision makers and influencers."

Conference Committee Members
This year’s Conference Committee includes extraordinary industry veterans with a deep understanding of in-memory computing technology and uses.

  • Robert Barr, Vice President Data Grid Architect, Barclays

  • Deepesh Sen, Sr. Vice President, Citigroup

  • Eric Weiss, Sr. Software Engineering Manager, Workday

  • Dr. Konstantin Boudnik, Co-founder and CEO, Memcore Inc.

  • Gary Orenstein, Chief Marketing Officer, MemSQL

  • Noah Arliss, Sr. Manager, Software Development Engineering, Workday

  • John Webster, Senior Partner, Evaluator Group

  • Nikita Ivanov, Co-founder and CTO, GridGain Systems

Call for Speakers
The Call for Speakers for IMC Summit 2016 ends February 3, 2016. Industry leaders and visionaries can submit their proposals via the conference website.

Registration Discounts
A Super Saver General Admission rate of $599, a 25 percent discount on the standard rate of $799, is now available. The Super Saver rate ends on February 28. Register via the conference website, or email attendance and registration questions to

A limited number of additional Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship packages are still available. Visit the conference website for more information on sponsorship benefits and pricing. Current sponsors include:

  • Platinum Sponsors – GridGain Systems, Neeve Research

  • Gold Sponsors – ScaleOut Software

  • Silver Sponsors – Hazelcast, MemSQL

About the In-Memory Computing Summit
The In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 is the only industry-wide event of its kind, tailored to in-memory computing related technologies and solutions. It’s the perfect opportunity to reach technical IT decision makers, IT implementers, and developers who make or influence purchasing decisions in the areas of in-memory computing, Big Data, Fast Data, IoT and HPC. Attendees include CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VPs, IT directors, IT managers, data scientists, senior engineers, senior developers, architects and more. It is a unique forum for networking, education and the exchange of ideas — ideas that power the new world and future of Fast Data. For more information, visit and follow the event @IMCSummit.

About GridGain
GridGain is revolutionizing real-time data access and processing by offering the enterprise-grade In-Memory Data Fabric built on Apache Ignite™. The solution is used by global enterprises in financial, tech, retail, healthcare and other major sectors. GridGain solutions connect traditional and emerging data stores (SQL, NoSQL, and Hadoop) with cloud-scale applications and enable massive data throughput and ultra-low latencies across a scalable cluster of commodity servers. A converged data platform, GridGain solutions offer the most comprehensive, enterprise-grade in-memory computing solution for high-volume transactions, real-time analytics and hybrid data processing. The company is funded by Almaz Capital, MoneyTime Ventures and RTP Ventures. For more information, visit and follow us @GridGain.

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Terry Erisman
GridGain Systems
(650) 241-2281
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