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Data Mesh: Key to Unlocking the AI Revolution

Zhamak Dehghani Zhamak Dehghani | Founder & CEO | Nextdata

In this keynote, Zhamak Dehghani, creator of Data Mesh, will discuss where Data Mesh fits in industry today, almost 5 years removed from its introduction. She'll discuss some of the challenges organizations have faced when they've decided to adopt it, as well as what the future looks like when it comes to centralized vs. decentralized data organizations. She'll also reflect on the impact Data Mesh has had on how organizations think about their data infrastructure, and will dig into her decision to found Nextdata in order to solidify data mesh's role in unlocking the AI revolution.

Zhamak Dehghani
Zhamak Dehghani
Founder & CEO | Nextdata

Zhamak Dehghani is a prominent figure in the field of software engineering and technology. Born in Iran, Zhamak’s passion for computer science led her to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. With a strong foundation in engineering, she went on to earn a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

Zhamak has made significant contributions to the industry through her expertise in distributed systems, event-driven architecture, and streaming platforms. She is particularly renowned for her groundbreaking work on data mesh, a paradigm shift in data architecture that emphasizes domain-oriented, self-serve data infrastructure. Her ideas and principles have revolutionized how organizations approach data management and have gained widespread recognition in the technology community. She is author of the book “Data Mesh – Delivering Data-Driven Value At Scale”. Moreover, she has published numerous articles, given keynote speeches, and conducted workshops, inspiring and guiding organizations worldwide to embrace this innovative approach.