Top Big Data influencers, according to Klout: @cloudera, @hmason, @dpatil, @acroll, @dhinchcliffe, @kevinweil, @kdnuggets, @edd
Klout highlights the following 9 accounts as
Top Big Data Influencers, but clicking on
See all influencers
shows a total of 29 influencers, some with higher scores than
those 9 highlighted (thanks to Jose M Gomez Hidalgo @jmgomez for pointing this out).
Here is a list of top 20 Klout Big Data influencers including the "hidden ones". The Twitter follower numbers are as of March 29, 2013.
For other lists of influencers in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science see
Cloudera Hadoop, Klout 81,
Cloudera is the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based software and services working with customers in fin serv, web, teleco, government and other industries.
@cloudera, 1804 tweets, 15,608 followers.
Hilary Mason, 79,
chief scientist @bitly. Machine learning; I heart data and cheeseburgers.
@hmason, 10,185 tweets, 27,842 followers.
DJ Patil, 73, Data Scientist in Residence at Greylock,
@dpatil, 7,215 tweets, 12,624 followers.
Alistair Croll, 71, Analyst, writer, startup accelerant. I like Big Data, clouds, web. Involved in Strata, Cloudconnect, Startupfest, YearOneLabs, Bitnorth, Decibel.
@acroll, 13,505 tweets, 10,229 followers.
Dion Hinchcliffe, 68, Chief Strategy Officer, business strategist, enterprise architect, keynote speaker, book author, blogger, & consultant on social business & next-gen enterprises.
@dhinchcliffe, 11,982 tweets, 20,295 followers.
Kevin Weil, 68, Director of Product for Revenue at Twitter. Former big data engineer. Digital advertising, ultra-marathoning, cycling, diet mountain dew, hadoop, lolcats.
@kevinweil, 10,557 tweets, 24,218 followers.
KDnuggets, 67, KDnuggets Editor, Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science consultant, KDD & SIGKDD co-founder, part-time philosopher, dad.
@kdnuggets, 8,114 tweets, 9,047 followers.
Edd Dumbill, 67, Technology analyst, editor and conference chair. Founding chair of O'Reilly Strata and OSCON program chair. Incurably curious.
@edd, 6,541 tweets, 5,190 followers.
Bob Gourley, 66, A CTO. Also find me @CTOvision and @CTOlist. National Security, Cyber Security, Enterprise IT and tech fun are key topics of interest.
@bobgourley, 10,405 tweets, 8,338 followers.
David Smith, 66,
Data scientist, blogger, and R evangelist at Revolution Analytics -- firstname.lastname@example.org.
@revodavid, 4,059 tweets, 5,044 followers.
IBM big data, 66, Bringing big data to the enterprise,
6,455 tweets, 12,001 followers.
Mike Gualtieri, 64, Forrester Analyst: Big Data, predictive analytics, & emerging technology. Host of TechnoPolitics. Futurist. Improvisational swing dancing with @lisagualtieri.
8,252 tweets, 31,986 followers.
Neil Raden, 64
#CEO,#HiredBrains,#consultant,#advisor,#author #Analytics,#DecisionMgt,#BigData.#Healthcare critic.#Racing fan/car nut,#polo,(gr)father.
24,631 tweets, 5,315 followers.
Pete Skomoroch, 63, My mission is to create intelligent systems that help people make better decisions. Principal Data Scientist @LinkedIn. Machine Learning, Hadoop, Big Data.
9,031 tweets, 11,524 followers.
Michael Driscoll, 62, CEO @Metamarkets. I "heart" data, analytics, and visualization.
1,643 tweets, 8,694 followers.
Ben Lorica, 62, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud Computing resources from Ben Lorica, Chief Data Scientist @OReillyMedia.
2,026 tweets, 10,797 followers.
Greenplum, 61, a Division of EMC is driving the future of Big Data analytics.
2,162 tweets, 5,435 followers.
Infochimps, 61, Infochimps makes it faster, easier and far less complex to build & manage Big Data applications in the cloud and quickly deliver actionable insights.
3,109 tweets, 8,173 followers.
SmartData Collective, 61, Expert writers on analytics, BI and big data brought to you by the folks at Social Media Today.
11,358 tweets, 8,336 followers.
Alex Popescu, 56, NOSQL Dreamer mynosql.tv, Tech Evangelist @RethinkDB, Software architect, Founder http://InfoQ.com, Web aficionado, Speaker.
17,959 tweets, 6,986 followers.
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