Keynote by Wes McKinney and Jacques Nadeau, co-creators of Apache Arrow. High performance computing panel. Fireside chat with Anaconda CEO Peter Wang and Voltron Data CEO Josh Patterson. Q&A session with the featured speakers.
Technical talks covering a wide variety of topics within the Arrow ecosystem.
This event will showcase the latest innovation happening around the Apache Arrow ecosystem.
Our list of speakers includes original developers of Apache Arrow and industry solutions built on top of Arrow. The Data Thread brings together the community and we hope you’ll join us to connect and share ideas with your peers.
Co-Founder & CTO, Voltron Data
Wes McKinney is a software developer and entrepreneur focusing on analytical computing. He created the Python pandas project and is a co-creator of Apache Arrow. He authored two editions of the reference book, Python for Data Analysis. Wes is a member of The Apache Software Foundation and also a PMC member for Apache Parquet. He is now the CTO and co-founder of Voltron Data, a new startup working on accelerated computing technologies powered by Apache Arrow.
Co-Founder & CEO, Sundeck
Jacques Nadeau is the CEO and cofounder of Sundeck, focusing on enhancing existing cloud data warehouses. Previously, he was CTO and cofounder of Dremio. Jacques is co-creator and founding PMC chair of Apache Arrow. He is also co-creator of Substrait. Prior to Dremio, Jacques ran MapR’s distributed systems team; was CTO and cofounder of YapMap, an enterprise search startup; and held leadership roles at Quigo, Offermatica, and aQuantive. Jacques is also an Apache Member and Calcite PMC member.
ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON