Below we present a list of top 10 Big Data Twitter influencers :
1.Hilary Mason : Data Scientist in Residence at Accel, Scientist Emeritus atbitly, co-founder of HackNY, co-host of DataGotham, and member of NYCResistor. http://www.hilarymason.com/about/
@hmason, 12.3K tweets, 39.K followers.
2. Mike Gualtieri : Analyst at Forrester. Involved with Big Data, predictive analytics, & emerging technology.Also host of TechnoPolitics.
@mgualtieri, 8.9tweets, 38K followers.
3. Kevin Weil : A former big data engineer. Currently a Director of Product for Revenue at Twitter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy_iyRqluRI
@kevinweil : 12.6 K tweets, 33.5K followers.
4. Dion Hinchcliffe : Expert in information technology, business strategy, and next-generation enterprises. http://dionhinchcliffe.com/
@dhinchcliffe : 13.7 K tweets, 25 K followers.
5. DJ Patil : Data Scientist in Residence at Greylock Partners. Holds a variety of roles in Academia, Industry, and Government. Known for co-coining the term Data Scientist.
@dpatil, 8.4K tweets, 17K followers.
6. Ben Lorica : Chief Data Scientist @OReillyMedia. Involved in Big Data, Analytics and Cloud Computing resources
@BigData, 2.5K tweets, 16.6K followers
7. Pete Skomoroch : On a mission to create intelligent systems that help make better decisions. Principal Data Scientist @LinkedIn.
@peteskomoroc : 11.8 K tweets, 16.3 K Followers.
8. Bob Gourley : Publisher of CTOvision.com and founder + Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm.
@bobgourley : 13.1K tweets, 11.4K followers.
9. Alistair Croll : Works on a variety of topics, from web performance, to big data, to cloud computing, to startups. Involved in Strata, Cloudconnect, Startupfest, YearOneLabs and Bitnorth,
@acroll : 16.9 K tweets, 13.6K followers.
10.Michael Driscoll :, CEO @Metamarkets. Expert in data, analytics, and visualization. @medriscoll, 1.7K tweets, 11.1K followers.
+ Here is another of our favorites:
11. David Smith : Evangelist at Revolution Analytics. Data scientist, blogger, and R specialist @revodavid : 4.9 K tweets, 9.6K followers.