Robbie Strickland, Director of Software Engineering at The Weather Company

Robbie Strickland

Director of Software Engineering, The Weather Company

Robbie works for The Weather Company, leading the team that builds data analysis services for the digital business, serving the likes of weather.com, Weather Underground, and the TWC mobile apps. He has been involved in the Cassandra project since 2010 and has contributed in a variety of ways over the years, including work on drivers for Scala and C#, the Hadoop and Spark integrations, heading up the Atlanta Cassandra Users Group, and answering lots of Stack Overflow questions. He has been selected as a Cassandra MVP for 2015 and 2016.


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