KNIME User Meetup in Chile, May 2016

- Av. Andres Bello No. 1251, Providencia-Santiago, Chile

Data Mining y Big Data con KNIME!

Come to Providencia-Santiago for talks and discussion on mining big data with KNIME Analytics Platform. We have an excellent line-up of speakers: Gabriel Cornejo - Consultant and University Lecturer in the fields of data mining and predictive modeling; Danilo Nato, Business Solutions Architect at Algartech and Kilian Thiel, Senior Data Scientst at KNIME.


  • 6.00 PM The KNIME Big Data Extensions: leverage the power of Spark with KNIME, by Kilian Thiel, KNIME (This talk will be in English)
  • 6.30 PM Data Mining aplicado en el retail: Modelamiento Descriptivo y Predictivo, by Gabriel Cornejo, Minero de Datos (This talk will be in Spanish)
  • 7.00 PM Digital Transformation: Big Data with KNIME and Customer Omnichannel, by Danilo Nato, from Algartech
  • 7.30 PM Networking & discussion. Food and beverages provided.

Gabriel Cornejo's talk will include a brief introduction about Data Mining and why today is so important to develop this new way in business. On the other hand it will describe the advantages of using open source software like KNIME. The main project is about a Chilean retail selling clothing for men and how to use the transaction data to find clusters, then how to use classification models to improve direct marketing campaigns including measuring their returns and compared to what was previously done.

Danilo Nato will be talking about how KNIME works well with omni-channel platforms in order to transform customer relationships using data preparation, data enrichment and statistical modeling to deploy customer profiles and integrate in a platform to communicate with end-consumer in order to increase sales, retrieve collection debit, targeting the right customer.


Kilian Thiel works as a senior data scientist at, Berlin, Germany. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Konstanz. At he has designed and developed various modules for the open analytics platform KNIME, including the text mining extension, which is applied in science and industry. His research interests include text mining, network analysis, and predictive analytics.

Gabriel Cornejo is CEO of Minero de Datos, Santiago, Chile. He holds an MBA from Universidad Finis Terrae, Chile; his background is in business, statistics and data mining and teaching at university.

Danilo Nato is Head of Operations and Business Development Latam for BI, Analytics and Big Data solutions at Algar Tech, based in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Chile. He holds a Master degree from the University of Newton Paiva based on advanced data analysis, Brazil; his background is in computer science from Concordia university, Canada and also business administration from Pitagoras university, Brazil