Richard Garris is an experienced manager and Senior Solutions Architect who has led business and technology projects for both small startups and Fortune 500 enterprises. His most recent experience is delivering data science solutions using Apache Spark at Databricks.
Michal is a geek, developer, Java, Linux, programming languages enthusiast developing software for over 10 years. He obtained PhD from the Charles University in Prague in 2012 and post-doc at Purdue University. During his studies he was interested in construction of not only distributed but also embedded and real-time component-based systems using model-driven methods and domain-specific languages.