Category: about/contributors/

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...

Tim Callaghan, Tokutek.

Tim Callaghan, Vice President of Engineering, Tokutek. Mr. Callaghan brings 20 years experience building and administering database applications for commercial and internal usage. At VoltDB, he led the field engineering efforts, was the point contact...

Roger Barga, Microsoft

Roger Barga is a group manager in the Microsoft Cloud Machine Learning group, responsible for defining product strategy and directing development efforts to build a cloud service for data science and machine learning on...

Ted Willke, Intel Corporation

Ted Willke is the Director of Architecture & Technology for the Datacenter Software Division (DSD) at Intel Corporation. As the division’s “chief technology officer,” Ted is responsible for driving innovation into its big data,...

Michael J. Carey, UC Irvine

Michael J. Carey is a Bren Professor of Information and Computer Sciences at UC Irvine. Before joining UCI in 2008, Carey worked at BEA Systems for seven years and led the development of BEA’s...