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Helena Edelson

Senior Distributed Systems Infrastructure Engineer

Helena has been a software engineer for 18 years, the last seven exclusively working in Scala on cloud, big data, streaming and analytics projects. But her academic background is in science. She has been a Senior Cloud Engineer, and Senior Infrastructure/Big Data Engineer at many companies in the bay area. She has been a primary committer and contributed to many open source projects, including: FiloDB, Akka (two new features in Akka Cluster), Spark Cassandra Connector and others. She is currently a Senior Engineer in Distributed Systems in Silicon Valley helping design and build some of the largest streaming data and analytics systems in the world.

Helena is a speaker at Scala and Big Data conferences: Kafka Summit, Spark Summit (EU & US), Strata (NYC & San Jose), Reactive Summit 2016/2017, QCon SF, Scala Days (EU & US), Philly Emerging Tech, and she is a Cassandra MVP. 

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, November 16