Ground shaking founders, successful investors, data pioneers and tech aficionados – see who used Data Council to share their best-kept secrets.

Catherine Tarsney

Analytics Director

Democratic National Committee

Kelley Rivoire

Engineering Manager

Stripe

Max Beauchemin

Creator of Apache Superset & Apache Airflow

Stealth

Josh Ferguson

co-founder and Chief Architect

Mode

Andy Eschbacher

Senior Data Scientist

Carto

Hedi Razavi

Co-Founder & COO

Keewi

Kai Brusch

Data Scientist

Airbnb

Andrew Hoh

Product Manager

Airbnb

Austin Wilt

Head of Product Analytics

Slack

Anish Doshi

Machine Learning Engineer

Trifacta

Bonnie Barrilleaux

Data Science Manager

LinkedIn

Durgam Vahia

Product Manager

LinkedIn

Greg Neiheisel

Co-Founder & CTO

Astronomer

Karthik Ranganathan

Co-Founder & CTO

YugaByte

Sid Choudhury

VP, Product

YugaByte

Igor Canadi

Software Engineer

Rockset

Spencer Barton

Data Scientist

Branch International

Andrew Colombi

Co-Founder & CTO

Tonic

Amiraj Dhawan

Software Engineer

Yelp

Amit Ramesh

Software Engineer

Yelp

Praneeth Vepakomma

Researcher

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Gian Merlino

Co-Founder & CTO

Imply

Arun Krishnaswamy

Lead Data Scientist

Workday

Rupa Parameswaran

Security Architect

Demandbase

Abe Gong

Co-Founder & CEO

Superconductive

Alex Ratner

Author of Snorkel

Stanford University

Kishore Gopalakrishna

Stealth

Founding Engineer

Robert Nishihara

Machine Learning Researcher

UC Berkeley

Barr Moses

Entrepreneur and former Vice President

Gainsight

Nicholas Schrock

Founder & CEO

Elementl

Luke Merrick

Data Scientist

Fiddler Labs

Carl Gold

Chief Data Scientist

Zuora

Eric Colson

Chief Algorithms Officer

Stitch Fix

Daragh Sibley

Director of Data Science

Stitch Fix

Anitha Kannan

AI Researcher

Curai

Ryan Smith

Data Scientist

Wootric

Paul Cothenet

Co-founder & CTO

MadKudu

Ali Hamidi

Lead Data Engineer at Heroku

Salesforce

Edwin Ong

Technical Partner

TinyData

Luis Capelo

Head of Data Products

Forbes

Nishith Agarwal

Senior Software Engineer

Uber

Frank McSherry

Chief Scientist

Materialize

Matt Seal

Senior Software Engineer

Netflix

Austen Head

Senior Data Scientist

Quid

Neelesh Srinivas Salian

Software Engineer

Stitch Fix

Ethan Guo Yihua

Software Engineer

Uber

Bin Fan

Founding Member of Engineering

Alluxio Inc

Robert Winslow

Consulting Senior Software Engineer and Data Scientist

Independent Consultant

Tao Feng

Software Engineer

Lyft

Jin Hyuk Chang

Software Engineer

Lyft

Jerome Nilmeier

Data Scientist & Developer Advocate

IBM

Lauren Chircus

Product Manager, Data Quality & Analytics Frameworks

Airbnb

Julian Hyde

Architect

Looker

Reza Shiftehfar

Software Engineering Manager, Hadoop Platform

Uber

Connor McArthur

Co-founder & Data Engineer

Fishtown Analytics / DBT

Paul Lappas

CTO

Intermix

Keiji Yoshida

Data Engineer in Data Labs

LINE Corporation

Quentin Francois

Data Engineering Team Lead

Datadog

Willem Pienaar

Data Science Platform Lead

GO-JEK

Jesse Anderson

Data & Creative Engineer & Managing Director

Big Data Institute

Liana Napalkova

Senior Data Scientist and Big Data Developer

Eurecat Technology Center

Juan Carlos Castro

Digital Product Manager

Eurecat Technology Center

Wes McKinney

Founder

Ursa Labs, Member Apache Software Foundation

Marco Bressan

Chief Data Scientist

Satellogic

Iker Martinez de Apellaniz

Data Engineer

Schibsted Classified Media

Albert Franzi Cros

Data Engineer

Alpha Health

Ricardo Fanjul

Data Engineer

Letgo

Jose Serrano

Data Scientist

BBVA Data & Analytics

Timo Walther

Senior Software Engineer

Ververica

Maximilian Michels

Independent Contractor

Google, PMC member of Apache Flink and Apache Beam

Richard Brosi

Data Scientist / Data Engineer

Yara Digital Labs

Carlos Herrera

Head of Data Science & Research Product Team

Cabify

Willy Lulciuc

Data Engineer

WeWork

Jean-Mathieu Saponaro

Data Engineer & Internal Analytics Team Lead

Datadog

Maryam Jahanshahi

Research Scientist

TapRecruit

Mark Weiss

Senior Software Engineer

Beeswax

Andreas Mueller

Associate Research Scientist

Data Science Institute, Columbia University

Jennifer Prendki

Founder & CEO

Alectio

Ethan Rosenthal

Machine Learning Engineer

Dia&Co

Till Bergmann

Data Scientist

Salesforce

Allison King

Software Engineer

Cortico

Tony Jebara

Director of Machine Learning

Netflix

Jeff Smith

Engineering Manager

Facebook AI Research

Baron Schwartz

Founder & CTO

VividCortex

Carolyn Huangci

Associate Data Scientist

BuzzFeed

Saurabh Bajaj

Software Engineer

Lyft

Wes Chow

Director of Engineering, Advanced Analytics

Cortico

Ryan Williams

Software Engineer

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Chris Hartfield

Sr. Data Platform Engineer

Clover Health

Sumedh Pathak

Co-Founder & VP Engineering

Citus Data

Tathagata Das

Lead Developer of Spark Streaming

Databricks

Fred Moyer

Software Engineer

Circonus

Julien Le Dem

Principal Data Engineer

WeWork

Corey Bort

Data Engineer

Facebook

Eric Hanson

Principal Product Manager

MemSQL

Addison Huddy

Product Manager, R&D

Pivotal

Jacques Nadeau

Co-founder & CTO

Dremio

Ruben Kogel

Director of Data Science

VSCO

Jaya Kawale

Sr. Research Scientist

Netflix

Elliot Chow

Software Engineer

Netflix

Mike Conover

Principal Data Scientist

Workday

Evan Sparks

Co-Founder & CEO

Determined.ai

Shoumik Palkar

Ph.D Student

Stanford University Infolab

Mayukh Bhaowal

Director, Product Management

Salesforce

Juliet Hougland

Data Platform Engineer

Stitch Fix

Asif Khalak

Director of Data Science

Collective Health

Sergio Martinez-Ortuno

Staff Data Scientist

Collective Health

Christopher Wilkins

Senior Staff Data Scientist

Uber

David Lundgren

Data Scientist

Opendoor

Xinlu Huang

Data Scientist

Opendoor

Joseph Gonzalez

Assistant Professor & Co-Director

UC Berkeley

Shubha Nabar

Senior Director, Data Science

Salesforce

Omoju Miller

Senior Data Scientist, Machine Learning

Github

Jocelyn Goldfein

Managing Director

Zetta

Lisha Li

Principal

Amplify PartnersAmplify Partners

Leo Polovets

Founding Partner

Susa Ventures

Jonathan Heiliger

General Partner

Vertex Ventures

Sahaana Suri

Graduate Researcher

Stanford University, Future Data Systems

Mike Freedman

Co-founder & CTO

TimescaleDB

Sam Stokes

Engineer

Honeycomb

Jason Ganetsky

Senior Software Engineer and Tech Lead

Google

Marianne Bellotti

Data Engineer

United States Digital Service

Ozgun Erdogan

CTO

Citus Data

Sanjay Krishnan

Graduate Researcher

UC Berkeley, AMPLab

Burak Yavuz

Software Engineer

Databricks

Gandalf Hernandez

Data/Backend Engineering Manager

Spotify

Darren McCleary

Software Engineer

The New York Times

Christian Romming

Founder & CEO

ETLeap

Vadim Semenov

Data Engineer

Datadog

Tarush Aggarwal

Director of Data Engineering

WeWork

Genevieve Smith

Director of Product

Insight

James Faghmous

Asst. Prof/ CTO of Arnhold Institute

Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Lucy Wang

Senior Data Scientist

BuzzFeed

Anne Bauer

Senior Data Scientist

The New York Times

Peter Lenz

Senior Geospatial Analyst

Dstilery

Jeffrey Doker

Data Scientist

Kickstarter

Jim Klucar

Director of Data Science

Immuta

Haile Owusu

Chief Data Scientist

Mashable

Jonathan Roberts

Chief Innovation Officer

Dotdash

Chris Wiggins

Chief Data Scientist

New York Times

Claudia Perlich

Chief Data Scientist

Dstillery

Shawndra Hill

Senior Researcher

Microsoft

John Myles White

Research Scientist

Facebook

Matei Zaharia

Chief Technologist

Databricks

Mohammad Shahangian

Head of Data Science

Pinterest

Sean Anderson

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Cloudera

Alyssa Frazee

Machine Learning Engineer

Stripe

Jeff Chao

Software Engineer-Data Infrastructure

Heroku

Shuojie Wang

Data Engineer

Facebook

Holden Karau

Principal Software Engineer

IBM

Vinoth Chandar

Staff Engineer

Uber

Soups Ranjan

Head of Financial Crime Risk

Revolut

Sharath Rao

Head of Machine Learning, Consumer Experiences

Instacart

Liz Bennett

Data Platform Engineer

Stitch Fix

Daniel Galron

Research Scientist & Engineer

eBay

Laura Pruitt

Content Delivery Analytics Manager

Netflix

Sid Anand

Data Architect

Agari

Fangjin Yang

Cofounder and CEO

Imply

Paul Dix

Paul Dix

Cofounder and CTO

Metamarkets

Dave Deriso

Founder

SimpleHealth

Kenneth Sanford

Analytics Architect

Dataiku

Polong Lin

Data Scientist

IBM

Ashvin Agrawal

Senior Research Engineer

Microsoft

Avrilia Floratou

Research Scientist

Microsoft

Nelson Ray

Engineering Manager

Opendoor

Silvia Oliveros Torres

Data Engineer

Silicon Valley Data Science

Stephen O'Sullivan

VP Engineering

Silicon Valley Data Science

Ben Hamner

Co-founder & CTO

Kaggle

Vijay Gill

SVP Software Engineering

Salesforce

Mike Driscoll

Co-Founder & CTO

Metamarkets

Sam Shah

CTO, Co-Founder

SkipFlag

Parker Thompson

Partner

AngelList

Shruti Gandhi

Managing Partner

Array Ventures

Itamar Novick

Former Chief Business Officer

Life360

Duncan Watts

Principal Researcher

Microsoft Research

Amit Sharma

Researcher

Microsoft Research

Brian Farris

Quantitative Researcher

Bloomberg

Ben Wellington

Researcher

Two Sigma

John Musser

Director Platform Enablement and FordLabs

Ford Motor Company

Erin Palmer

Applied Data Scientist

Spotify

Yair Weinberger

Co-Founder & CTO

Alooma

Guozhang Wang

Engineering Lead

Confluent

Manojit Nandi

Data Scientist

STEALTHbits

Alex Robinson

Core Developer of CockroachDB

Cockroach Labs

Nick Ursa

Data Scientist & Data Engineer

The New York Times

Jeiran Jahani

Research Data Scientist

Chartbeat

David Kelly

Applied Mathematician

New York University

Ashley Miller

Director Of Engineering

Datadog

Andy Pavlo

Assistant Professor of Databaseology

Carnegie Melon University

Doug Daniels

VP Engineering

Datadog

George Davis

Founder & CEO

Frame.ai

Nick Chamandy

Scientific Director

Lyft

Jonathan Lenaghan

SVP, Product Development & Chief Scientist

PlaceIQ

Josh Schwartz

Head of Product, Engineering, Data

Chartbeat

Jared Polivka

Former Director of Developer Evangelism

Galvanize

Matt Hartman

Partner

Betaworks

David Beyer

Partner

Amplify Partners

Evan Nisselson

General Partner

LDV Capital

Tim Divane

Principal

Next View Ventures

Raffi Krikorian

Chief Technology Officer

Democratic National Committee

Ion Stoica

Professor

Rise Lab (UC Berkeley)

Arun Kejariwal

Engineering Leader

Facebook

Harlan Harris

Director of Data Science

WayUp

William Nelson

Principal Data Scientist

Intent Media Inc

Benn Stancil

Chief Analytics Officer

Mode

Raghu Murthy

Founder & CEO

Datacoral

Andreas Markmann

Data Engineering Manager

Capital One

Thomas La Piana

Data Engineer

GitLab

Sam Swift

Head of Data & AI

Bowery Farming

Dan Goldin

VP Engineering

TripleLift

Brian Bloniarz

Director of Data Science

Second Measure

William Falcon

AI Researcher

Facebook / NYU

Hossein Azari

Co-founder

Clarity Money

Joy Tang

CEO & Founder

Markable AI

Gideon Mendels

Co-founder & CEO

Comet.ml

Nicolas Joseph

VP of Engineering & CISO

Datalogue

Phil Roth

Data Scientist

Endgame

Rigel Swavely

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Clarifai

Alp Kucukelbir

Chief Scientist

Fero Labs

Justin Coffey

Engineering Director

Criteo Labs

Aditya Jami

CTO

Meltwater

Stephanie Yang

Data Scientist & Technical Lead

Foursquare

Marlene Guraieb

Senior Data Scientist

Oscar

Sameer Yami

Head of Architecture & AI

Linc Global

Brian Femiano

Senior Data Engineer

Pandora

Sean Glover

Senior Software Engineer, Fast Data Team

Lightbend, Inc

Adam Kelleher

Chief Data Scientist for Research

Barclays Investment Bank

James Savage

Manager, Data Science

Schmidt Futures

Montana Low

Team Lead Manager

Instacart

George Fraser

Co-Founder & CEO

Fivetran

Nicholas Handel

Head of Data Science

Branch International

Steffen Peter

Software Engineer

Levyx

Johannes Leppä

Data Engineer

Komodo Health

Jonathan Medwig

Jonathan Medwig

Data Engineer

Skywatch

Colin Nichols

Colin Nichols

Director Of Engineering

Narrativ

John Davies

Head of Data Science

Simon Data

Eric Novik

Founder & CEO

Generable

Eliot Knudsen

Data Science Lead

Tamr

Andy Turley

Lead Software Engineer

Wallaroo Labs

John Urbanik

Lead Data Engineer

Predata

Sonia Sen

Head of Product

Datalogue

Brunno Attorre

Co-Founder & CTO

URU

Evan Jones

Software Engineer

Bluecore

Greg Ratner

Co-Founder & CTO

Troops

Ben Davis

Co-Founder & CTO

Gather

Liz Maida

Founder & CEO/CTO

Uplevel Security

Rendy Bambang Junior

Data System Architect

Traveloka

Miguel Rios

Head of Consumer Data Science

Twitter

Greg Roodt

Data Engineering Lead

Canva

Bence Faludi

Independent Consultant

Paul Beaumont

Senior Data Scientist

QuantumBlack

Chris Hausler

Senior Manager, Data Science

Zendesk

Arpit Agarwal

Director of Data Science

Zoomcar

Binu Mathew

Solutions Architect

Databricks

Ashish Dubey

VP of International Solution Architects

Qubole

Tzu-Li (Gordon) Tai

Software Engineer / Apache Flink PMC

Ververica

Karthik Thirumalai

Senior Data Scientist

Teradata

Joshua Hendinata

Data Engineer

Traveloka

Mikhail Filippov

Chief Scientist

Quod AI

Ben Reinhardt

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Entrepreneur First

Aron Pettersson

CTO & Co-Founder

Musiio

Avni Agrawal

Co-Founder

SixSense

Tim Sell

Strategic Cloud Engineer

Google

Sumukh Avadhani

CTO & Co-Founder

Pencil AI

Le Zhang

Data Scientist

Microsoft

Yiqun Hu

Director, Data & AI

SP Group

Ravi Suhag

Head of Data Engineering

GO-JEK

Kishore Parthasarathy

Head of Marketing Science for South East Asia

Facebook

Gayathri Venkatesan

Measurement Insights Lead

Facebook

David Tan

Software Engineer

Thoughtworks

Wouter de Bie

Director of Engineering

Datadog

Ananth Packkildurai

Senior Software Engineer

Slack

Tamás Németh

Tech Lead of Data Platform Team

Prezi

Alessandro Pregnolato

Head of Data

Marfeel

Alexander Kudryashov

Senior Software Engineer

New Relic

Jordi Miró Bruix

Co-founder

Lernin Games

Dave Garcia

SVP of Engineering

TravelPerk

Gergely Krasznai

Senior Data Analyst

Prezi

Paula M. Petrone

Senior Consultant, Life Sciences Europe

Health Catalyst

Jordi Vitria

Full Professor

University of Barcelona

Santi Seguí

Associate Professor

University of Barcelona

Andrea Spina

Head of R&D

Radicalbit

Xavier Gumara Rigol

Data Engineering Manager

Adevinta

Joerg Schad

Head of Engineering and Machine Learning

ArangoDB

Lewis Hemens

Co-Founder & CTO

Dataform

Carmen Herrero

Data Scientist Lead

MANGO

Petia Radeva

Full Professor, University of Barcelona & Senior Researcher & Project Manager, Computer Vision Center

University of Barcelona

Yizhar Toren

Data Science Lead

Shopify

Ramon Gras Alomà

Urban Innovation Researcher at Harvard University and Co-Founder at Aretian

Aretian & Harvard University

Maria Crosas Batista

IS/IT Project Manager

Nestlé

Jackson Argo

Software Engineer

Slack

Aureli Soria-Frisch

Director of Neuroscience

Starlab Consulting Division

Markus Ludwig

Senior Data Scientist

Scout24

Miguel Alvarez

Data Scientist

CARTO

Volodymyr Kubytskyi

Chief Innovation Officer

Flatfy

Arnau Tibau Puig

Head of Data Science

Letgo

Malte Sandstede

Partner & Co-Founder

Clockworks

Nikolas Goebel

Partner & Co-Founder

Clockworks

Joan Viladrosa

Head of Data Engineering

Stuart

Vicente Valls Rios

Engineering Manager

Delivery Hero

Gerard Maas

Principal Engineer

Lightbend

David Diaz

Data Scientist

SDG

Dario Pascual

Data Scientist

SDG

Sean Knapp

CEO and Founder

Ascend

Nitya Narasimhan

Senior Program Manager, Developer Relations

Microsoft

Ian Nowland

Vice President Engineering - Metrics and Alerts

Datadog

Agata Lapedriza

Tenured Professor, UOC / Visiting Researcher, MIT Media Lab

UOC / MIT Media Lab

Steve Coppin-Smith

Head of Engineering

Snowplow Analytics

Karina Gibert

Full Professor

UPC

Tiago Henriques

Technical Specialist - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Microsoft

Masha Danilenko

Engineering Lead

Insight Data Science

Xaquín G.V.

Independent Consultant

Fernando Cucchietti

Head of Data Analytics and Visualization

Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Pau Garcia

Founder

Domestic Streamers

Joan Albert d’Escofet

Senior Project Manager & Health Information & Data Scientist Technology Expert

AQuAS

Nick Rockwell

Chief Technology Officer

The New York Times

Zach Kulis

Director, Software Engineering, Conversational AI

Capital One

Marc Ferradou

Senior Director of Data Science

CNN

Margaret Mayer

MVP, Software Engineering for Messaging, Conversational AI and Innovation Platforms

Capital One

Ronny Luss

Research Staff Member

IBM Research AI

Herman Schaaf

Senior Software Engineer

Skyscanner

Amelia White

Lead Data Scientist

Dstillery

Prasanna Subburaj

Software Engineer

Walmart

Suman Pattnaik

Principal Software Engineer

Walmart

Sherin Thomas

Software Engineer

Lyft

Lloyd Danzig

Chairman & Founder

ICED(AI)

Elias Bareinboim

Associate Professor

Columbia University

Maureen Teyssier

Director of Data Science and Data Engineering

Reonomy

Yev Meyer

Senior Data Scientist

Guru

Mark Etherington

CTO

Crux Informatics

Viktor Gamov

Developer Advocate

Confluent

Lucy Vasserman

Software Engineer

Jigsaw

Kai Rikhye

Senior Staff Data Engineer

Skillshare

Samantha Bail

Data Insights Engineer

John Maiden

Senior Data Scientist

Cherre

Susana Marquez

Manager, Data Scientist

Rockefeller Foundation

Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Data Scientist

DataCamp

Liwei Mao

Team Lead

Button

Shira Mitchell

Statistician

Civis Analytics

Riva-Melissa Tez

Sr Director, Strategic Technology Initiatives

Intel Corporation

Norma Padron

Senior Director, Research

American Hospitals Association

Gideon Mann

Head of Data Science

Bloomberg

Adi Polak

Senior Cloud Developer Advocate

Microsoft

Joe Ross

Principal Data Scientist

Splunk

Daniel van der Ende

Data Engineer

GoDataDriven

Tim van Cann

Data Engineer

GoDataDriven

Alex Kass

Engineering Manager, Observability Applications & Infra Analytics

DigitalOcean

Nathan VanBenschoten

Staff Software Engineer

Cockroach Labs

Mohammed Ridwanul

Product Manager

Dessa

George Talbot

Staff Software Engineer

Google

Joshua Loftus

Assistant Professor

NYU

Seth Wiesman

Solutions Architect

Ververica

Juliana Freire

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Data Science

NYU

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