Andy is a mathematician turned into a distributed computing engineer with an entrepreneurship trait. Andy is a certified Scala/Spark trainer and wrote the Learning Play! Framework 2 book. He participated in many projects, building on top of spark, cassandra, and other distributed technologies, in various fields including Geospatial, IoT, Automotive and Smart cities projects. He is the creator of one of the top projects on GitHub related to Apache Spark and Scala, the spark-notebook (https://github.com/andypetrella/spark-notebook/). He also co-founded, with Xavier Tordoir, the Data Fellas company dedicated to data science and distributed computing.