Category: about/contributors/

Theo Vassilakis, Metanautix

Theo Vassilakis Founder and CEO, Metanautix Prior to founding Metanautix, Theo spent nearly eight years at Google, most recently as a Principal Engineer and Engineering Director of a 75 engineer team in data warehousing,...

Richard Wendell, TE Connectivity

Richard Wendell is the Global Head, Data Science and Strategic Analytics for TE Connectivity (TEL), the $13.5B global electronics manufacturer. In this role, Mr. Wendell leads the global team responsible for data science and...

Dr. Liang Zhou, Thomson Reuters

Dr. Liang Zhou leads the research and engineering efforts in creating and delivering advanced analytics to Thomson Reuters’ clients via desktop terminals and high-speed feeds in financial services. Her focus is in natural language...

Prof. Stratos Idreos, Harvard University

Stratos Idreos is an assistant professor of computer science at Harvard University where he leads DASlab, the Data Systems Laboratory at Harvard SEAS. Stratos works on data systems architectures with emphasis on designing systems for...

Dr. Alexander Boehm, SAP

Dr. Alexander Boehm is a database architect working on SAP´s HANA in-memory database management system. His focus is on performance optimization and holistic improvements of enterprise architectures, in particular application server/DBMS co-design. Prior to...

Carlo Zapponi, The Guardian

Carlo Zapponi works as Data Visualization designer at The Guardian (London). Prior to joining The Guardian, he worked for Microsoft and Nokia as Data Visualization Specialist in the Consumer Intelligence team, where he was...

Steve Sarsfield, HP Vertica

Steve Sarsfield, Product Marketing Manager, HP Vertica Steve Sarsfield is an author and expert in data management and data governance. His book “The Data Governance Imperative” is a comprehensive exploration of data governance from...

Christopher Surdak, Consultant

Christopher Surdak, JD Technology Evangelist, Award-Winning Author, Engineer, Data Scientist, Rocket Scientist, and Global Expert in Information Governance, Analytics, Privacy Policy, Social Media and eDiscovery Christopher Surdak is an industry-recognized expert in Collaboration and...