Principal Engineer, Twitter Inc
Marius Eriksen is a Principal Engineer in Twitter's systems infrastructure group. He works on all aspects of distributed systems and server software, and is currently working on data management and integration systems; he also chairs Twitter’s architecture group. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or @marius on Twitter.
Director of Strategy & Business Development, IBM Analytics, IBM
Joel Horwitz is the Director of Strategy & Business Development for the IBM Analytics. He graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Masters in Nanotechnology with a focus in Molecular Electronics. He also hails from the University of Pittsburgh with an International MBA in Product Marketing and Financial Management. Joel designed, built, and launched new products at Intel and Datameer resulting in breakthrough innovations. He... Read More →
CEO, Alluxio, Inc.
Haoyuan Li is founder and CEO of Alluxio (formerly Tachyon Nexus). He is also a computer science PhD candidate at AMPLab, UC Berkeley, where he co-created Alluxio, a memory speed virtual distributed storage system. He is a founding committer of Apache Spark. Before the AMPLab, he worked at Conviva and Google. Haoyuan has an MS from Cornell University and a BS from Peking University.
CEO, Buoyant, Inc.
Builder of dreams @ Buoyant. @wm / buoyant.io
Chief Technology Officer, Confluent
Neha Narkhede is co-founder and CTO at Confluent, a company backing the popular Apache Kafka messaging system. Prior to founding Confluent, Neha led streams infrastructure at LinkedIn, where she was responsible for LinkedIn’s streaming infrastructure built on top of Apache Kafka and Apache Samza. She is one of the initial authors of Apache Kafka and a committer and PMC member on the project.
Director of Open Source, Pivotal Inc.
Roman Shaposhnik is a Director of Open Source @Pivotal. He is a member of Apache Software Foundation, committer on Apache Hadoop, founder of Apache Bigtop and a man behind ODPi curtain. He has been involved in Open Source for more than a decade and has hacked projects ranging from Linux kernel to the flagship multimedia library FFmpeg. He grew up in Sun micro and was part of open sourcing of Solaris and Java. At Pivotal he was leading an... Read More →