Lean Engineering highlights the stories of teams that build surprisingly high-impact data systems and services with few resources. This leverage may come from using open source tools and public cloud services now available or from approaching a difficult problem in a novel way. Talks are typically delivered by startups working to build "a lot with a little". Nanos gigantum humeris insidentes!


Robert Winslow

Co-founder & CTO | EraDB

Robert Winslow is the co-founder and CTO of EraDB, developer of a time-series database built for machine learning and anomaly detection. He has previously led backend development at companies like RankScience and Spot.com; created a rigorous, open-source time-series benchmarking suite for InfluxData; and rapidly prototyped software in a skunkworks-type product lab.

He thrives in early-stage startup environments, and works primarily in Go, Python, and Rust. He’s taught graduate statistics at GalvanizeU and mentored at the Stanford d.school. He helps maintain Google’s FlatBuffers project, one of the world’s fastest serialization libraries. A colleague once described him as “the developer equivalent of ‘The Wolf’ from Pulp Fiction." is a seasoned software consultant with a decade of experience shipping great products.

Robert Winslow