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Context Relevant Announces Formation of World-Class Data Science Advisory Board to Advise Company on its Cutting-Edge Big Data Analytics Strategy and Solutions

August 28, 2012

SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Context Relevant (www.contextrelevant.com), a leading provider of Big Data modeling and analytics software, announced today the formation of its Data Science Advisory Board. The board will provide the emerging company with outside scientific counsel and perspective.

“The science behind Big Data analytics is constantly changing,” said Stephen Purpura, Context Relevant CEO and Co-Founder. “Members of our advisory board have helped define–and even reinvent–search and deep analytics. We are counting on the board to keep us sharp and help us maintain the scientific rigor to make sure our technology continues to stay ahead of the pack.”

Members of the Context Relevant Data Science Advisory Board have run some of the largest computational clusters in the word and include world-renowned experts in support vector machines, real-time machine learning, and natural language processing. The board includes William Arms, Professor Emeritus of Computing and Information Science at Cornell University, and previously Vice President of Computing at Carnegie Mellon University; Claire Cardie, Professor of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell; Thorsten Joachims, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell; and Dan Weld, Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington.

Context Relevant provides a cloud and on-premises applications that turn enterprise analysts and statisticians into Big Data scientists. Context Relevant’s Flexible Analytics and Statistics Technology(TM) (FAST) system unlocks the potential of Big Data by empowering enterprise analysts with capabilities that–until now–required a large, highly skilled and expensive team of data scientists. By making it easy to easily weave together large and disparate data sources, Context Relevant enables its customers to get answers in seconds to questions that previously required days or even weeks.

About Context Relevant:

Context Relevant is a leading provider of Big Data analytics modeling and analytics software. Whether a company is struggling to find and hire data scientists or wants to make its existing team more efficient, Context Relevant reduces risk, simplifies data handling and adds the capability to systematically turn an organization’s Big Data into a competitive advantage. For more information please follow @contextrelevant, call +1-800-980-DATA, or visit: contextrelevant.com.

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Christian Metcalfe
+1-206-973-3112
cmetcalfe@contextrelevant.com

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