CTO - Arenadata
Last 10 years I was responsible for different implementation projects of complex data architectures in EMEA. Worked in worldwide companies like Pivotal & DellEMC. Currently CTO of Arenadata (http://arenadata.tech/en/). We are member of ODPi (https://www.odpi.org/projects), committers of Apache Bigtop, Greenplum & PXF (https://github.com/arenadata).
Technical Evangelist - GridGain Systems
Akmal Chaudhri is a Technology Evangelist at GridGain. His role is to help build the global Apache Ignite community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. He has over 25 years experience in IT and has previously held roles as a developer, consultant, product strategist and technical trainer. He has worked for several blue-chip companies such as Reuters and IBM, and also…
Solutions Architect - Hazelcast
Alparslan works for Hazelcast as a Solutions Architect. He is a passionate Java developer, and loves to think in distributed and object-oriented way. Prior to joining Hazelcast, Alparslan worked in several Java projects including a web search engine and enterprise financial anti-fraud solutions. He also contributes to open-source projects like Apache Nutch and currently a PMC member in Apache…
Subject Matter Expert - Distributed Databases - Incedo
A skilled IT professional with a track record of managing complex projects in various environment and willing to contribute in an organization using most current technologies and collaborative brainstorming strategies. An experienced IT professional with over 13 years of experience in managing production database environments of over 500 TB in size and leading and managing global database teams…
Director - CG Consultancy (UK) Limited
Director of CG Consultancy, Chris Goodall formerly held senior technology positions for companies such as IBM, UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup and has over 17 years’ technology experience from development through to management. CG Consultancy specialises in tech turnaround for fast growth businesses, due diligence reviews for investors as well providing and managing consultant teams for project…
Senior Director, In-Memory Technology - Oracle
Chris has worked in the software industry for over 35 years in areas ranging from embedded microprocessor systems to large scale OLTP systems. He has specialised in relational database technology for over 25 years and in-memory database technology in particular for the past 19 years. Chris is currently the Product Management lead for the TimesTen In-Memory Database product line at Oracle.
Head of Engineering - Neeve Research
Colin MacNaughton is a software industry veteran with over 15 years of building ultra low latency applications for trading and e-commerce. While he works in many languages, his favorite for enterprise applications is still Java. Colin leads the engineering and support teams for Neeve Research and spends his days and nights finding ways to make building in memory applications in Java both easier…
Chapter lead - ING Belgium
David is an IT enthusiast with more than 15 years of experience developing distributed applications mainly in Java. His broad international experience covers Telecom, retail and mainly financial institutions. The last 10 years, he has been engineering solutions for the highly demanding banking environment. David has been pioneering the work on Ignite/Gridgain since its introduction in ING Belgium…
Director of Solutions Engineering - VoltDB Inc
David is a software industry veteran who works with VoltDB's customers in EMEA. David has been working with high performance databases for over 25 years and has extensive experience with telco grade and distributed systems.
CPO - GridGain
As a founder and Chief Product Officer at GridGain, Dmitriy Setrakyan is responsible for leading product development, professional services, and customer support operations. Dmitriy has been designing, architecting and developing software and applications for over 15 years and has expertise in the development of distributed computing systems, middleware platforms, financial trading systems, CRM…
Head of Discovery Informatics - e-therapeutics plc
Jonny Wray is a computational biologist with a unique background in complex systems analysis, computational biology, drug discovery informatics, and software engineering. Jonny was a Fellow in Theoretical Neuroscience at The Neurosciences Institute (New York and San Diego) where his research was aimed at understanding how brain function arises from network structure. More recently, Jonny was…
Sr Principal Architect - NEEVE RESEARCH
A Principle Architect and low latency developer with over 17 years of experience in building high performance enterprise applications and trading systems. Kevin specializes in the low latency, messaging and algorithmic arena of trading, and has experience with front, middle and back office systems.
Senior Consultant - GridGain Systems, Inc.
Lucas Beeler is a senior technical consultant on GridGain’s professional services team. He has worked in enterprise software development for a decade, holding at varying times the titles of engineer, product manager, consultant, and technical lead. He holds a computer science degree from the University of Michigan and is based at GridGain’s corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley.
Big Data Engineer - Nomad Tech
A newcomer to the industry, with two years of experience as a Big Data Engineer, both as a developer and data lake infrastructure manager. Currently a member of Nomad Tech, leading provider of IoT solutions for the railway industry, developing a Big Data solution for ingestion, processing and storage of train fleets data in near real-time. Have previously published a paper for ECML-PKDD 2016…
Managing consultant - UL Systems, Inc.
Masaki Yamakawa is an IT consultant at UL Systems, Inc. He specializes in distributed system and in-memory computing, and makes the best use of various technologies to resolve problems related to enterprise IT. About 10 years ago, He was responsible for building a scalable distributed system utilizing the in-memory data grid in a securities company. After that He has been building numerous…
President & CEO - GridGain
Abe Kleinfeld joined GridGain as president & CEO in 2013 and has transformed the company into the leading open source in-memory computing platform provider. Since joining GridGain, the company has averaged triple digit annual sales growth and raised $16M in Series B venture financing. The company is also known for founding and producing the annual In-Memory Computing Summit, the world’s first…
Director and Vice Chair - SNIA Europe
Alex has been active in the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) since joining member company NetApp in 2005 after more than 30 years in a variety of roles in the software industry. With a background in software development, support, sales and a period as an independent consultant, Alex is now part of NetApp’s Office of the CTO that supports industry activities and promotes technology…
Co-Founder & COO - Bouquet
Marios Anapliotis is an Investor, Executive Advisor and Co-Founder / COO of Bouquet. Bouquet is the creator of Aristotle, the worlds first AI Analyst that turns data analytics into meaningful conversation. Marios has 20+ years of experience in conceiving, engineering and introducing commercially successful products for business intelligence, artificial intelligence, billing and online gaming. He…
Research Director - 451 Research
Director Consulting Expert - CGI
Michaël has worked for CGI as a Solution Architect and has been helping out Shell's Modelling and Optimization group in the Projects and Technology unit for 12 years. He has been involved in transforming Shell's solutions to the forefront of technology. In the 'olden days' this would involve the introduction of a web services platform for simulators, while he is now developing…
Software Engineer, Tech Sales - Starcounter AB
Michal’s objective is to bridge the gap between business and engineering. For this reason, Michal has for the past years traveled worldwide for industry-related conferences in which he has acquired and shared knowledge with the best in the industry. With nearly a decade of professional experience in web-based enterprise software as a Developer, Business Analyst and Project Manager, his expertise…
Senior Consultant - CG Consultancy
Musaul has been working with distributed and in-memory systems to build high-transaction, latency sensitive systems since 2007. As a Senior Consultant at CG Consultancy, he is working with a number companies within the travel industry such as JacTravel, OAG, and TUI to help introduce Apache Ignite based grid systems. Musaul has formerly worked in investments banks including Credit Suisse, HSBC,…
Solution Architect - Hazelcast
Neil is a solution architect for Hazelcast, the world's leading open source in-memory data grid. In more than 25 years of work in IT, Neil has designed, developed and debugged a number of software systems for companies large and small.
SSD Solutions Architect - Intel Corp
Optane™ and SSD Solutions Architect focusing on Big Data & AI. Currently responsible for producing technical collateral such as white papers, reference architecture documents and technical briefs that cover performance and benchmarks of Intel® Optane™ SSD's in Big Data solutions that use technologies such as Spark and Hadoop. Total experience of 20 years in the roles of Big Data…
Development Manager for DASEL - Finastra
Romain Gilles is the development manager of DASEL the technology behind pricing and analytics products at Finastra. Before becoming development manager, he spends more than 15 years to develop Java based software and application.
CEO - Kognitio Ltd
After many years as CTO, Roger became CEO of Kognitio in October 2016, with the goal of moving Kognitio from niche technology to wide adoption. As CTO, Roger was responsible for all product development and all generations of the Kognitio Analytical Platform, from the launch of the first proprietary in-memory data analytics appliance in 1992, through the evolution to a software-only analytical…
CTO - FSB Technology (UK) Ltd
Sam Lawrence has 16 years of experience within the remote gaming industry and is the CTO and co-founder of FSB Technology (UK) Ltd. FSB provide turnkey solutions for over a dozen sports betting operators across Europe, Africa and Asia, including managing betting markets across 23 sports and 75,000+ live events annually. Prior to founding FSB, Sam was the first employee and CTO at AIM-listed…
Lead Architect - The Glue
Sven Beauprez is Lead Architect at The Glue, a fin-tech startup that is creating a platform for financial institutions to quickly develop innovative financial services. Sven is an expert enterprise application integration architect with 20 years of experience in different functional domains. He was steering member for 7 years at JavaPolis/Devoxx and helped it grow to what it is today, and is co-…
Performance architect - DataArt
Alexander joined DataArt in 2015. Prior to his work at DataArt, he was engaged in the development of large data warehouses (30+ Tb) in various subject areas. Alexander is a certified Oracle specialist with 12 years of experience working with DBMS and is an expert in MPP databases. As of now, he is still engaged in the development of data lakes as a whole and in particular searching for new…
VP of Marketing - GridGain
Head, HPC and Model Integration - ING Financial Markets
Tim Wood has been working with in-memory technologies at ING Bank since 2012, first as a Quantitative Analyst and Developer within Market Risk Trading and later Financial Markets. Now part of ING's IT organisation he heads the High Performance Computing and Model Integration team and plays a key role in shaping ING's IT strategy in the area of pricing and risk for the Financial Markets…
Generam Manager of the NEC Israeli Research Center - NEC Corporation of America
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tsvilev/ Tsvi Lev General Manager, NEC Corporation's Israeli Research Center Tsvi Lev is the General Manager of NEC Corporation's Israeli Research Center, the first Open Innovation center of NEC globally. Before that Tsvi was VP of Strategy at Amdocs, leading the Amdocs team in the AT&T Open Innovation Organization – the Foundry. Previously, Tsvi…
Lead Architect - GridGain Systems
Valentin Kulichenko is a software engineer, solution architect and distributed systems enthusiast. He is committer and PMC member of Apache Ignite project, his constant contributions are aimed to improve quality of the product and user experience for those working with it. Valentin currently holds the position of Lead Architect at GridGain Systems where his main goal is to help customers and…
CEO - Gridfore
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CEO - ScaleOut Software, Inc.
Dr. William L. Bain founded ScaleOut Software in 2003 to develop in-memory data grid and in-memory computing products. As CEO, he has led the creation of numerous innovations for integrating data-parallel computing with in-memory data storage. Bill holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Rice University. Over a 38-year career focused on parallel computing, he has contributed to advancements…
CTO - iguazio
Yaron Haviv is a serial entrepreneur who has deep technological experience in the fields of big data, cloud, storage and networking. Prior to iguazio, Yaron was the Vice President of Datacenter Solutions at Mellanox, where he led technology innovation, software development and solution integrations. He was also the CTO and Vice President of R&D at Voltaire, a high performance computing, IO…