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Mark Hornick

Senior Director, Data Science and Machine Learning

  • Mark Hornick is the Senior Director leading Product Management for the Oracle Machine Learning family of products. He works with internal and external customers in the application of machine learning for scalable data science projects involving Oracle Database, Oracle Autonomous Database, and Big Data platforms. Mark is coauthor of Using R to Unlock the Value of Big Data, Oracle Big Data Handbook, and Java Data Mining: Strategy, Standard, and Practice, and blogs at blogs.oracle.com/R. He joined Oracle’s Data Mining Technologies group in 1999 through the acquisition of Thinking Machines Corporation. Prior, Mark contributed to research and development in the areas of distributed object management, extended transaction models, workflow management systems, and telecommunications network monitoring and control object models at GTE Laboratories, now Verizon. Mark is a founding member of and Oracle Advisor to the Business Intelligence Warehousing and Analytics (BIWA) User Group and serves as Content Selection Committee Chair for BIWA Summit events. He is also the Oracle representative to the R Consortium, serving on their Board of Directors. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree from Brown University, both in Computer Science.

    Mark Hornick is the Senior Director leading Product Management for the Oracle Machine Learning family of products. He works with internal and external customers in the application of machine learning for scalable data science projects involving Oracle Database, Oracle Autonomous Database, and Big Data platforms. Mark is coauthor of Using R to Unlock the Value of Big Data, Oracle Big Data Handbook, and Java Data Mining: Strategy, Standard, and Practice, and blogs at blogs.oracle.com/R. He joined Oracle’s Data Mining Technologies group in 1999 through the acquisition of Thinking Machines Corporation. Prior, Mark contributed to research and development in the areas of distributed object management, extended transaction models, workflow management systems, and telecommunications network monitoring and control object models at GTE Laboratories, now Verizon. Mark is a founding member of and Oracle Advisor to the Business Intelligence Warehousing and Analytics (BIWA) User Group and serves as Content Selection Committee Chair for BIWA Summit events. He is also the Oracle representative to the R Consortium, serving on their Board of Directors. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree from Brown University, both in Computer Science.

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