In-Memory Computing Technology Trends: A Vendor Panel Discussion

In-Memory Computing Technology Trends: A Vendor Panel Discussion




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Senior Director, In-Memory Technology
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.
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 at Bell Labs Research, Intel, and Microsoft, and holds several patents in computer architecture and distributed computing. Bill founded and ran three start-up companies prior to ScaleOut Software. The most recent, Valence Research, which developed and distributed Web load-balancing software, was acquired by Microsoft Corporation and is a key feature within the Windows Server operating system. As an investor and member of the screening committee for the Seattle-based Alliance of Angels, Bill is actively involved in entrepreneurship and the angel community. Bill has presented at the prior three IMCS conferences in San Francisco.

Recent talks presented by Bill Bain:
• In-Memory Computing Summit London and Silicon Valley 2018: Integrating Data-Parallel Analytics into Stream-Processing Using an In-Memory Data Grid
• In-Memory Computing Summit London and Silicon Valley 2018: In-Memory Computing Brings Operational Intelligence to Business Challenges
• In-Memory Computing Summit Amsterdam and San Francisco 2017: Stream Processing with In Memory Data Grids: Creating the Digital Twin
• DEVintersection Spring 2017: Supercomputing with Microsoft’s Task Parallel Library
• In-Memory Computing Summit 2016: Implementing User-Defined Data Structures in In-Memory Data Grids
• Database Month New York April 2016: Using Memory-Based NoSQL Data Structures to Eliminate the Network Bottleneck
• IBM POWER8 ISV Testimonial 2015: POWER8 and ScaleOut Software: In-memory computing for operational intelligence
• In-Memory Computing Summit 2015: Implementing Operational Intelligence Using In-Memory, Data-Parallel Computing
• Database Month New York May 2015: Using In-Memory, Data-Parallel Computing for Operational Intelligence
• Big Data Spain 2014: Real Time Analytics with MapReduce And In-Memory
• Strata+Hadoop World 2014: Using Operational Intelligence to Track 10M Cable TV Viewers in Real Time
URLs of previous presentations:
• In-Memory Computing Summit Amsterdam 2017:…
• In-Memory Computing Summit 2016:… • Database Month New York April 2016:,
• IBM POWER8 ISV Testimonial 2015:
• In-Memory Computing Summit 2015:…
• Database Month New York May 2015:,
• Big Data Spain 2014:
• Strata + Hadoop 2014:…,
Founder & CTO
GridGain Systems
Nikita is founder and CTO of GridGain Systems; started in 2007 and funded by RTP Ventures and Almaz Capital. He has led GridGain to develop advanced and distributed in-memory data processing technologies — the top in-memory data fabric starting two times per second every day around the world.
Nikita has over 20 years of experience in software application development, building HPC and middleware platforms, contributing to the efforts of other startups and notable companies including Adaptec, Visa and BEA Systems. Nikita was one of the pioneers in using Java technology for server side middleware development while working for one of Europe’s largest system integrators in 1996. He is an active member of Java middleware community, contributor to the Java specification, and holds a Master’s degree in Electro Mechanics from Baltic State Technical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
VP of Marketing
Terry Erisman leads GridGain's marketing, inside sales, strategic alliances, and public relations efforts as well as the In-Memory Computing Summit conferences in North America and Europe. Since joining the company in 2015, the company has become a thought leader within the in-memory computing market while winning numerous awards including being named to the Inc. 500, the Red Herring Global 100, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies. He was named a Marketing Executive of the Year in 2018 by PR World Awards.

Erisman has over 25 years of technology marketing experience, initiating and driving high revenue growth for multiple award-winning open source, SaaS, and enterprise software companies. Prior to joining GridGain, he was vice president of marketing for Citus Data where he was responsible for worldwide marketing and established the first annual PGConf Silicon Valley Conference for the PostgreSQL community. Before Citus Data, Erisman was chief marketing officer at Percona, Inc. and was instrumental in establishing and growing the Percona Live MySQL Conference Expo in North America and Europe. Prior to Percona, Erisman held executive management positions at DotNetNuke, Project Hosts, CaseCentral, Intevac and Atcor. GridGain, Percona, DotNetNuke, and CaseCentral all debuted on the Inc. 500/5000 during his time with the companies.

He holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Harvard University.

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