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Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Ben is a Senior Product Marketing Manager with Vertica, where he supports content development, product messaging, go-to-market planning and digital campaigns. Ben is a Vertica product evangelist who believes data can play a transformative role powering business and process innovation across every industry. Prior to Vertica, Ben worked in Product Marketing for an IoT analytics software provider focused on energy data management. He has an MBA from Boston University and currently lives in Washington, DC.

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How to Access Flexible, Cloud-Optimized Analytics on AWS

Vertica was designed from the very first line of code to be a software-only data warehouse with complete freedom from underlying infrastructure, giving you the choice to decide what hardware to use and where. This commitment to flexibility is evident in our product history, as we took the same core MPP analytics engine from commodity...

DATAx Gaming Analytics Summit in San Francisco

According to a recent from Newzoo and Arm, the Mobile Gaming market is expected to top $100 billion by 2021, up from $56 billion in 2017. As the global adoption of smartphones continues to expand, so too does the use of mobile and online gaming. To capitalize on this growth, game developers are looking for...

See You at IoT World Conference Next Month

Are you attending the IoT World Conference in Santa Clara from May 13-16th? Come by booth #1254 to hear why more and more companies, including medical device manufacturers, wearable product developers, network service providers, and manufacturing intelligence software companies, are turning to Vertica to manage their growing volumes of IoT data. Vertica is purpose-built for...

5 companies that are using data analytics to transform customer experience

Analyzing customer behavior is becoming a mandate for every business in every industry to understand, engage, and retain customers – with the ultimate goal of increasing lifetime value. By understanding how your customers behave and interact with your organization, you can better serve, and profit, from the interactions. Data is central to this equation in...

Welcome to the New Vertica Blog!

If you're a regular visitor to the website, you've probably noticed a few changes to our blog recently. The Vertica team is excited to launch our new and improved blog in order to help you, our audience, more easily navigate posts, explore specific areas of interest, and follow your favorite contributors. Same great content;...

Brace Yourself: 5G is Coming

Find out how machine learning and predictive analytics can be a growth engine for telcos and mobile operators in the age of 5G

Three Takeaways from Barnes-Jewish Hospital Data Disruptors Webcast

Putting data to good use is an area of growing importance across the entire healthcare delivery value chain – from hospitals and health insurers to medical device manufacturers, EHR software vendors, genomic researchers, fitness tracker manufacturers, and more. In fact, according to the 2018 Predictive Analytics in Healthcare from the Society of Actuaries, 58% of...