Lightning Talks 2

10th December 2015 in London at Business Design Centre

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Lightning Talks 2

Bas Geerdink

Bas is a programmer, scientist, and IT manager. At ING, he is responsible for the Fast Data chapter within the Analytics department. His academic background is in Artificial Intelligence and Informatics. His research on reference architectures for big data solutions was published at the IEEE conference ICITST 2013. Bas has a background in software development, design and architecture with a broad technical view from C++ to Prolog to Scala and is a Spark Certified Developer. He occasionally teaches programming courses and is a regular speaker on conferences and informal meetings.

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith builds large-scale machine learning systems using Scala and Spark. For the past decade, he has been working on data science applications at various startups in New York, San Francisco, and Hong Kong. He is a frequent blogger and the author of an upcoming book from Manning on how to build reactive machine learning systems using Scala, Akka, and Spark.

Aurelien Waite

Aurelien is a research scientist at SDL Research, specialising in Machine Translation. He completed his Ph.D at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Prof. Bill Byrne

Karl Brodowsky

Karl has been working for his own company IT Sky Consulting GmbH since 2007, mostly as contractor doing SW development, SW-architecture, and training, including teaching college lectures. He has a sound knowledge of programming languages such as Scala, Java, Perl, Ruby, and C.