Senior Big Data Engineer, Qwak
Simona is a data lover and a passionate storyteller. Over the past ten years, she researched and developed big data infrastructure solutions using cutting-edge technologies such as Spark, Kafka, and Elasticsearch. At her current position as a Big Data Engineer at Qwak, she works on research and development of solutions aimed at simplifying complex data and ML tasks. In her spare time she enjoys listening to bands you've never heard of and planning trips to Japan.
Senior Data Scientist, Kuehne+Nagel
Alessandro is a highly experienced data scientist and public speaker with a background in computer science and data science. With over 6 years of professional experience, he has collaborated with various companies and organizations, gaining a deep understanding of the field. He is particularly passionate about statistics and digital experimentation and has a strong track record of applying these skills to solve complex problems. He has a particular experience in the multi-mobility and logistic sector, where he has been able to apply his knowledge to deliver valuable insights and solutions. He strongly believes in the power of collaboration and has a history of working effectively with teams to achieve common goals.
Data Engineering Manager, Zalando
Max Schultze is a data engineering manager working on building a data infrastructure platform at Zalando, Europe’s biggest online platform for fashion. His focus is on building data pipelines at petabytes scale, productionizing distributed processing engines like Spark and Trino, and providing services and tooling for data management to hundreds of teams across the company. As an early adopter of the data mesh paradigm, he is frequently advocating its usage through conference appearances, online trainings, and a recent "Data Mesh in Practice" publication at O'Reilly Media. Max graduated from Humboldt University of Berlin, actively taking part in the university’s initial development of Apache Flink.
Senior Product Manager, Spotify
Juliana is a product leader passionate about data storytelling and has 8+ years of experience leading analytics teams to build data-driven products. She is experienced in building data platforms products and services and managing big data projects and teams. She is a diversity and inclusion advocate, CEO, and Founder of Beela.se and is currently writing her Master Thesis on IT Project Management with a focus on gender-biased IT project outcomes.
Senior Software Engineer, Member of the ASF - Committer and Founding Member of Apache Flink
Chief Data Officer, InPost