Category: about/contributors/

Prof. Ken Birman, Cornell University

Ken Birman (http://www.cs.cornell.edu/ken) has only recently shifted to big data challenges, after a career focused primarily on high assurance in distributed computing and cluster-style systems. Ken is best known for a series of systems...

Seth Proctor, NuoDB

Seth Proctor, Chief Technology Officer, NuoDB Seth has 15+ years of experience in the research, design and implementation of scalable systems. That experience includes work on distributed computing, networks, security, languages, operating systems and...

Dr. Frank Schilder, Thomson Reuters

FRANK SCHILDER obtained his Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. His research interests include discourse analysis, summarization and information extraction. His summarization work has been implemented as the snippet generator...

Kai Sachs, SAP

Kai Sachs is a member of the Lifecycle & Cloud Management group at SAP AG. He received a joint Diploma degree in business administration and computer science as well as a PhD degree from...

Christos Kalantzis, Netflix

Christos Kalantzis Christos has 15+ years of Data experience. He started his career as an Operational DBA in MS SQL Server, DB2 and MySQL for companies such as Matrox, IBM, InterTrade and HighTail. He...

Dr. Jans Aasman, Franz Inc.

Dr. Jans Aasman, Franz‘s President and CEO, a longtime customer, joined Franz from TNO Telecom based in The Netherlands. His previous experience and educational background include: KPN Research, the research lab of the major...

Bruce Momjian, EnterpriseDB

Bruce Momjian, Core Contributor and Co-founder, PostgreSQL community Global Development Group, and Senior Database Architect, EnterpriseDB Bruce Momjian co-founded in 1996 the PostgreSQL community Global Development Group, the organization of volunteers that steers the...