Matei Zaharia, Co-founder and Chief Technologist at Databricks

Matei Zaharia

Co-founder and Chief Technologist, Databricks

Matei Zaharia is an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford and Chief Technologist 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.


What to Expect for Big Data and Apache Spark in 2017

Big data remains a rapidly evolving field with new applications and infrastructure appearing every year. In this talk, I’ll cover new trends in 2016 / 2017 and how Apache Spark is moving to meet them.… Read more