ArangoDB Speakers

Michael Hackstein

Senior Graph Specialist and Core Developer

Michael Hackstein is a Senior Graph Specialist @ ArangoDB Inc. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and is the creator of ArangoDBs graph capabilities.

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Max Neunhöffer

Senior Developer and Architect

Max Neunhöffer is a mathematician turned database developer. In his academic career, he has worked for 16 years on the development and implementation of new algorithms in computer algebra.

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Jan Steemann

Senior Developer

After more than 30 years of playing around with 8 bit computers, assembler and scripting languages, Jan decided to move on to work in database engineering. Jan is now a senior C/C++ developer with the ArangoDB core team, being there from version 0.1.

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Daniel Larkin-York

Core C/C++ developer

Dan is a C/C++ developer with the ArangoDB core team. He has worked on the storage engines, caching system, and performance testing and optimization. If it involves non-trivial data structures, he’s interested.

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Ewout Prangsma

Senior Software developer

Ewout is an all-round senior software developer / entrepreneur who loves to solve complex technical problems to make life easier for real end users. Having seen lots of programming languages, he prefers to use whatever language fits the problem at hand.

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Kaveh Vahedipour

Senior Architect

Kaveh, Master in theoretical physics in Cologne, Zuerich and Bonn. Ph.D. in physics. Joined ArangoDB after medical imaging research and lecturing at Juelich Research Center, RWTH Aachen University, Maastricht University and New York University. He joined ArangoDB in 2016 as a core software engineer. He has been responsible for the development of core facilities in the ArangoDB cluster; among them the consensus infrastructure.

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Jörg Schad

Head of Engineering and Machine Learning

Jörg Schad is Head of Machine Learning at ArangoDB. In a previous life, he has worked on or built machine learning pipelines in healthcare, distributed systems at Mesosphere, and in-memory databases. He received his Ph.D. for research around distributed databases and data analytics. He’s a frequent speaker at meetups, international conferences, and lecture halls.

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Christopher Woodward

Developer Relations Engineer

Chris has over 10 years of experience at all angles of technology including service, support, and development. He is also passionate about learning and right now he is focused on improving the learning experience for the ArangoDB community. Chris believes the future is a native multi-model and wants to help tell the world.

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Arthur Keen

Solutions Architect

Arthur has over 20 years of experience working with early-stage startups, developing Graph/AI solutions in intelligence, cyber, financial services, logistics, retail, and energy. He has led 3 products from concept to GA and is an inventor on 3 graph-related patents. Arthur has a Ph.D. in Computer Science/Industrial engineering from Texas A&M University and he is a frequent speaker at conferences.