Alex is the founder and CEO of Vectorized. Most recently, he was a Principal Engineer at Akamai where he led the virtualization initiative (side-by-side containers and VM’s) through Kubernetes. In a previous life he was the founder and CTO of Concord Systems - a distributed stream processor written in C++ atop Apache Mesos, acquired by Akamai in 2016.
Duarte is the CTO of Vectorized. Previously, he was a committer to ScyllaDB, a Cassandra replacement in C++. His background is in concurrent programming, distributed systems and low latency software. When not dealing with cranky compilers or inscrutable race conditions, he enjoys good literature and landscape photography.
Michal is the in-house Chaos Engineering Expert at Vectorized. Previously, he was in the Akamai Distributed Data Engineering group working on storage for IoT.
Sarah is the Head of Operations at Vectorized. She specializes in product and content management for startups and recently has become an aspiring C++ developer. Before joining Vectorized, she finished her first science-fiction novel that we are all anxiously waiting to read!