Speaker

Sim Simeonov, CTO at Swoop

Sim Simeonov

CTO, Swoop

Sim Simeonov is the founding CTO of Swoop, a startup that brings the power of search advertising to content. Previously, Sim was the founding CTO at Ghostery, the platform for safe & fast digital experiences, and Thing Labs, a social media startup acquired by AOL. Earlier, Sim was vice president of emerging technologies and chief architect at Macromedia (now Adobe) and chief architect at Allaire, one of the first Internet platform companies. He blogs at blog.simeonov.com, tweets as @simeons and lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife, son and an adopted dog named Tye.

Sessions

BoF Discussion-A roadmap for extending Apache Spark

Best-suited for current Spark contributors and Spark package creators, the conversation will focus on how the open-source community can help Spark grow outside of the Apache project, which has strict criteria about what is in…

The Smart Data Warehouse: Goal-Based Data Production

Since the invention of SQL and relational databases, data production has been about specifying how data should be transformed through queries. While Apache Spark can certainly be used as a general distributed SQL-like query engine,… Read more