Distributed Systems & Big Data Engineer, Akka Contributor
Distributed Systems & Data Engineer
Research Scientist, PipelineIO
Chris Fregly is Founder and Research Scientist at PipelineIO - a Streaming Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Startup in San Francisco. | | Chris is a regular speaker at many conferences and Meetups throughout the world. He’s also an Apache Spark Contributor, Netflix Open Source Committer, and Founder of the Global Advanced Spark and TensorFlow Meetup, and Author of the upcoming O'Reilly Video Series on Deploying and... Read More →
Software Engineer, Alluxio, Inc
Calvin Jia is the top contributor to the Alluxio project and one of the earliest contributors. He has been the release manager for Alluxio releases and is a maintainer of the core project. Calvin has a BS from the University of California, Berkeley.
Co-Founder and Director of Engineering, Indix
Rajesh leads the data platform team at Indix thats building the world's largest source of structured product information. Over the last 5 years, his team has built several data pipelines using Akka, Scalding, Kafka and more recently Akka-Streams and Spark. He has also blogged and spoken about real world implementation of Lambda Architecture at Indix. |
Prior to Indix, he was a tech lead on Go-CD, an open source continuous delivery tool that... Read More →
Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, MemSQL
Nikita Shamgunov co-founded MemSQL and has served as CTO since inception. Prior to co-founding the company, Nikita worked on core infrastructure systems at Facebook. He served as a senior database engineer at Microsoft SQL Server for more than half a decade. Nikita holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in computer science, has been awarded several patents, and was a world medalist in ACM programming contests.
Chief Architect, Databricks
Reynold Xin is a co-founder and Chief Architect at Databricks, where he oversees the company's Spark development. He was the release manager for Spark's 2.0 release, and the driver behind most of the major recent changes in Spark, e.g. DataFrame API, Project Tungsten. Prior to Databricks, he was pursuing PhD research at the UC Berkeley AMPLab, where he worked on large-scale data processing.