What’s new in Presto

This talk will provide a brief intro to the open source Presto SQL engine and introduce recent developments.

Wojciech Biela
Sr. Director, Engineering, Starburst

Wojciech Biela is a co-founder of Starburst and is responsible for product development. He has a background of over 13 years of building products and running engineering teams. Previously Wojciech 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.

Piotr Findeise
Principal Engineer and Co-founder, Starburst