“Spark has the potential to be as transformational in the computing landscape as the emergence of Linux…” – Interview with Levyx’s Reza Sadri
Reza Sadri is the CEO of Levyx, the creators of high-performance processing technology for big-data applications. Prior to Levyx, Sadri was the CTO for software at sTec, which was acquired by Western Digital Corporation in 2013. What is the potential of Spark? How far is the market from realizing
“The application of informatics will continue to grow with access to more data and technology, enhancing human health innovation…” – Interview with Vium’s Joe Betts-Lacroix
Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO and Co-Founder of Vium. He is a proven entrepreneur and as an inventor holds over 80 granted and pending patents in fields ranging from biophysics and safety systems to antennas, thermal systems, user interfaces and analog electronics. He was the primary technical founder of OQO
“We believe that personalization is the key word for FinTech this year”-Interview with Meniga’s Georg Ludviksson
Serial entrepreneur Georg Ludviksson co-founded Meniga in 2009in the wake of the global financial crisis in Iceland. Georg has spent 20 years founding, building and managing global software start-ups. Georg holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School with emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Finance. He also holds a BS degree
Elena Poughia Managing Director Originally from Greece (the country with 6,000 islands) Calling herself a Berliner for just over a year Her motto “When there is will, there is a way” as she believes life is about hustling with a purpose (ideologist at heart) but really, in it for the ride.
“I expect the market to become much more fragmented as some areas of FinTech”… – Interview with LaterPay’s Cosmin Ene
Cosmin Ene is an entrepreneurial founder with an excellent first-hand understanding of the life cycle of entrepreneurial ventures, which he has accumulated over 18 years. Between 2005 and 2009, Ene was co-founder and managing director of DELUXE Television. Prior to this, he was analyst and associate at TecVenture Partners. In
Darya Niknamian Content Marketing Manager Originally born in Germany but grew up in Canada (the land of sorry’s and eh’s) Calling herself a Berliner for just over a year Thinks life is not complete without a little daily sarcasm What brought you to Dataconomy in the first place? I have
“Hadoop practitioners alike should rejoice in the rise of Spark…”- Interview with Altiscale’s Mike Maciag
Mike Maciag is the COO of Altiscale. Prior to Altiscale, he served as the president and CEO for DevOps leader Electric Cloud, where he grew the revenue from zero to tens of millions while building a worldwide presence and signing hundreds of blue-chip customers. Mike holds an MBA from Northwestern
Ioana-Andreea Grapa Events Manager Originally from Romania (the first nation to have a happy graveyard) Calling herself a Berliner for just over a year Appreciates a good glass of red wine :) What brought you to Dataconomy in the first place? First of all, it was my passion for events.
“But those skills for using data to listen deeply have proved invaluable in my career” – Interview with Looker’s Daniel Mintz
Daniel Mintz is the Chief Data Evangelist at Looker. Previously, he was Head of Data & Analytics at fast-growing media startup Upworthy and before that he was Director of Analytics at political powerhouse MoveOn.org. Throughout his career, Daniel has focused on how people interact with data in their everyday lives and
“Perhaps by the end of 2021, FinTech will no longer be a buzzword at all…” – Interview with SwipeStox’s Wladimir Huber
Wladimir Huber (29) worked several years as a professional trader in a German investment bank, founded an eCommerce startup and holds a M.A. in Finance from Leuphana University. Since he graduated from the university, he constantly developed internet business models. He especially enjoys the data-driven and analytical approach to business.