David is an Architect in the Data Science and Engineering team at GoPro and the creator of their Spark-Kafka data ingestion pipeline. He has been developing scalable data processing pipelines and eCommerce systems for over 20 years in Silicon Valley. David’s current big data interests include streaming data as fast as possible from devices to near real-time dashboards and switching his primary programming language to Scala from Java after nearly 20 years. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from The Ohio State University.