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Starburst provides an enterprise ready distribution and support of Presto. Starburst’s distribution of Presto consists of additional tooling and configurations to make it work well in the enterprise. Further, it is rigorously tested at scale and patched as needed. And with our wide range of services, support, and training we will help you be successful in this new world of open source technologies in the enterprise.
Justin has spent the better part of a decade in senior executive roles building new businesses in the data warehousing and analytics space. Prior to co-founding Starburst, Justin was Vice President and General Manager at Teradata (NYSE: TDC), where he was responsible for the company’s portfolio of Hadoop products. Prior to joining Teradata, Justin was co-founder and CEO of Hadapt, the pioneering “SQL-on-Hadoop” company that transformed Hadoop from file system to analytic database accessible to anyone with a BI tool. Hadapt was acquired by Teradata in 2014.
Justin earned a BS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.
Kamil is a technology leader in the large scale data warehousing and analytics space. Prior to co-founding Starburst, Kamil was the Chief Architect at the Teradata Center for Hadoop in Boston, focusing on the open source SQL engine Presto. Previously, he was the co-founder and chief software architect of Hadapt, the first SQL-on-Hadoop company, acquired by Teradata in 2014.
Kamil began his journey with Hadoop and modern MPP SQL architectures about 10 years ago during a doctoral program at Yale University where he co-invented HadoopDB, the original foundation of Hadapt’s technology.
Kamil holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Wroclaw University of Technology and as well as M.S. and an M.Phil. in Computer Science from Yale University.
Matt has been working in various engineering roles in the data warehousing and analytics space for the past 10 years. Prior to Starburst Data, Matt was Director of Engineering at Teradata leading engineering teams working on Presto. Matt was part of the team that led the initiative to bring open source, in particular Presto, to Teradata’s products. Prior to joining Teradata, Matt architected and led development efforts for the next generation distributed SQL engine at Hadapt which was acquired by Teradata in 2014.
Prior to Hadapt, Matt was an early engineer at Vertica Systems which was acquired by HP (NYSE: HPQ). At Vertica Matt worked on the Query Optimizer.
At Starburst Data Matt is responsible for products, engineering, and customer support.
Wojciech has a background of over 13 years of building products and running multiple engineering teams for various organisations and across different domains. At Starburst Data Wojciech is responsible for product development. Previously he was the Engineering Manager at the Teradata Center for Hadoop, running the Presto engineering operations in Warsaw, Poland. Prior to that, back in 2011, he built and ran the Polish engineering team, a subsidiary of Hadapt Inc., a pioneer in the SQL-on-Hadoop space. Hadapt was acquired by Teradata in 2014.
Earlier, Wojciech built and lead teams on multi-year projects, from custom big e-commerce & SCM platforms to PoS systems.
Wojciech holds a M.S. in Computer Science from the Wroclaw University of Technology.