Viacom, the global media company, explains how they are using Apache Spark and Databricks to quickly adapt to their audience by building a just-in-time data warehouse that supports their aggressive campaign to roll out new apps around the globe using data-driven product development. Viacom is home to a collection of brands including MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon.
Dan Morris is VP, Data Platform at Viacom. In his current role, Dan is responsible for democratizing access to data with self-service capabilities and reducing time to insight with real-time analytics. Prior to this role, Dan was focused on growing Viacom’s global digital audience with Product Analytics. Dan holds a Masters from NYU and is currently pursuing his second degree at Northwestern University.