Matei Zaharia, CTO & Co-Founder at Databricks

Matei Zaharia

CTO & Co-Founder, Databricks

Matei Zaharia is an assistant professor of computer science at MIT and CTO of Databricks. He started the Spark project at UC Berkeley and continues to serve as its vice president at Apache. Matei also co-started the Apache Mesos project and is a committer on Apache Hadoop. Matei’s research work on datacenter systems was recognized through two Best Paper awards and the 2014 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award.


Apache Spark 2.0

The next release of Apache Spark will be 2.0, marking a big milestone for the project. In this talk, I’ll cover how the community has grown to reach this point, and some of the major… Read more