Category: about/contributors/

Dr. Michael L. Brodie, MIT

Dr. Michael L. Brodie Dr. Brodie has over 40 years experience in research and industrial practice in databases, distributed systems, integration, artificial intelligence, and multi-disciplinary problem solving. He is concerned with the Big Picture...

Tamara Budec, Digital Realty

Tamara Budec is a Vice President Portfolio Operations at Digital Realty where she runs Data Center Services function. In this role Ms. Budec is responsible for development and execution of the firm’s service offering...

Dr. Matthias Ziegler, Accenture

Dr. Matthias Ziegler leads the Emerging Technology Innovation team in Austria, Switzerland and Germany at Accenture. With his team, Dr. Ziegler scouts and evaluates emerging technologies with a focus on the business value they...

Dave Rosenthal, FoundationDB

Dave Rosenthal is CEO of N. Virginia-based, FoundationDB. He started programming by building games. In high school he formed a team of students that designed and built Fire and Darkness, a 3D strategy game that...

Srini Srinivasan, Aerospike

Srini Srinivasan, Aerospike co-founder and VP of Engineering & Operations Srini has 20-plus years of experience in designing, developing and operating Web-scale infrastructures, and he holds over a dozen patents in database, Internet, mobile,...

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike co-founder and CTO Brian has 20-plus years experience designing, developing and tuning networking systems and high-performance Web-scale infrastructures. He founded Aerospike after learning first hand the scaling limitations of sharded MySQL...

Jonathan Ellis, DataStax

Jonathan Ellis Jonathan is Project Chair of Apache Cassandra and CTO and co-founder of DataStax. Prior to his work on Cassandra, Jonathan built a multi-petabyte, scalable storage system based on Reed-Solomon encoding for backup...

Michael Hoskins, Actian

Mike Hoskins, Actian Chief Technology Officer Actian CTO Michael Hoskins directs Actian’s technology innovation strategies and evangelizes game-changing trends in big data, analytics, Hadoop and cloud to give insight into Accelerating Big Data 2.0™....

Scott Jarr, VoltDB

Scott Jarr, VoltDB Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer Scott Jarr is a technology visionary who brings over 20 years of experience building, launching, and growing groundbreaking software companies. In 2010, Scott co-founded VoltDB after realizing the opportunities available to businesses that...