Constantin is an active Hortonworks Community Connection contributor publishing multiple articles around stream and geospatial analytics. Through his work at Hortonworks, leveraging his vast experience in building large-scale data processing systems, he works to build end-to-end solutions involving big data technologies. He holds a Ph.D. He is also a certified data scientist, PMP and ScrumMaster.
Aaron is responsible for MapD’s developer, user and open source communities. He comes to MapD with more than two decades of previous success building ecosystems around some of software’s most familiar platforms. Most recently he ran the global community for Mesosphere, including leading the launch and growth of DC/OS as an open source project. Prior to that he led the Java Community Process at Sun Microsystems, and ecosystem programs at SAP. Aaron has also served as the founding CEO of two startups in the entertainment space.
Matthew W. Wilson, PhD, is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky, Distinguished Larry Bell Visiting Associate Professor at The University of British Columbia, and Visiting Scholar at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University. His most recent book is New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map (University of Minnesota Press).
Julia Wolfe works at FiveThirtyEight as a visual journalist. She has covered elections, economics, and natural disasters — all through data visualizations. She is also an adjunct lecturer at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Before FiveThirtyEight, she worked at The Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail, and The Toronto Star. She has won several awards, including the 2016 Statistical Society of Canada’s Excellence in Data Journalism Award and a 2015 SND award of excellence for digital design.