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Hossein Falaki

Software Engineer, Databricks

Hossein Falaki is a software engineer at Databricks working on the next big thing. Prior to that he was a data scientist at Apple’s personal assistant, Siri. He graduated with Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA, where he was a member of the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS).


Enabling exploratory data science with Spark and R

R is a favorite language of many data scientists. In addition to a language and runtime, R is a rich ecosystem of libraries for a wide range of use cases from statistical inference to data…