There is an increasing need to unleash analytical capabilities directly to the end-users to democratize decision-making. User-Facing Analytics is a new frontier that will shape the products of tomorrow and push the limits of existing technology. It demands a solution that will scale to millions of users to provide fast, real-time insights. In this session, Xiang will talk about his journey to build Apache Pinot to tackle the analytics problem space with the architectural changes and technology inventions made over the past decade. He will also talk about how other big data companies such as LinkedIn, Uber, and Stripe power their user-facing analytical applications.