Stream Processing Event Driven Real Time

Conference Speakers

December 20
Conference
December 21
Training

About the Speakers

Flink Forward speakers are experts from global companies like Airbnb, Alibaba, Amazon, eBay, Here, IBM, ING, Lyft, Microsoft, Netflix, Rovio, Yelp, Uber, and many more, who have built scalable streaming infrastructure and enterprise-grade applications.

Hear why and how they use Flink as the stream processing engine of choice for large-scale stateful applications, including real-time analytics, real-time search and content ranking, fraud/anomaly/threat detection.

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Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Jingren Zhou

Jingren Zhou

Alibaba

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Jingren Zhou

Vice President, Director of the Search Division & Computing Platform Division at Alibaba

Xiaowei Jiang

Xiaowei Jiang

Alibaba

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Xiaowei Jiang

Senior Director at Alibaba

Xiaowei Jiang is a Senior Director at Alibaba. He leads the StreamCompute Platform for AliCloud. The platform provides the real time data processing both internally and externally. Previously, he worked as Tech Lead at Facebook and Principal Engineer at Microsoft SQL Server.

Kostas Tzoumas

Kostas Tzoumas

data Artisans

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Kostas Tzoumas

CEO, Co-founder at data Artisans

Kostas Tzoumas is a co-founder and CEO of data Artisans, the company founded by the original creators of Apache Flink. Kostas is PMC member of Apache Flink and earned a PhD in Computer Science from Aalborg University with postdoctoral experience at TU Berlin. He is an author of a number of technical papers and blog articles on stream processing and other data science topics.

Keynote

Welcome session

Stephan Ewen

Stephan Ewen

data Artisans

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Stephan Ewen

Co-founder, CTO at data Artisans

Stephan Ewen is CTO and co-founder at data Artisans where he leads the development of the stream processing platform based on open source Apache Flink. He is also a PMC member and one of the original creators of Apache Flink. Before working on Apache Flink, Stephan worked on in-memory databases, query optimization, and distributed systems. He holds a Ph.D. from the Berlin University of Technology.

Keynote

Unlocking the next wave of applications with Stream Processing

Wanli Min

Wanli Min

Alibaba Cloud

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Wanli Min

Chief Data Scientist at Alibaba Cloud

Li Luo

Li Luo

DiDi

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Li Luo

Tech Leader of Big Data Architechture team at DiDi

Technical director of DiDi’s Bigdata Infrastructure department, in charge of the Bigdata Offline, Realtime and nosql infrastructure. EX Alibaba advanced expert, original members of Alibaba Yunti.PMC&Committer member of apache alluxio.

Conference Speakers

Dasheng Ju

Dasheng Ju

Meituan Dianping

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Dasheng Ju

Senior Director at Meituan Dianping

Researcher in basic data department at Meituan Dianping. He is in charge for developing the big data development platform as well as for the real-time computing platform. Dasheng has rich experience with web crawler, distributed architecture and big data platforms.

Yu Teng

Yu Teng

Dell EMC

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Yu Teng

Director of Software Engineering at Dell EMC

Gordon Tai

Gordon Tai

data Artisans

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Gordon Tai

Software Engineer at data Artisans

Tzu-Li (Gordon) Tai is an Apache Flink PMC member and software engineer at data Artisans. His main contributions in Apache Flink includes work on some of the most widely used Flink connectors (Apache Kafka, AWS Kinesis, Elasticsearch). Gordon was a speaker at conferences such as Flink Forward, Strata Data, as well as several Taiwan-based conferences on the Hadoop ecosystem and data engineering in general.

Technology Deep Dive

Upgrading Apache Flink Applications: State of the Union

Piotr Nowojski

Piotr Nowojski

data Artisans

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Piotr Nowojski

Software Engineer at data Artisans

Jinkui Shi

Jinkui Shi

Huawei Cloud

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Jinkui Shi

Senior Staff Engineer at Huawei Cloud

Jinkui Shi is a technology expert at Huawei Cloud. He has worked on the development of Internet products for more than 10 years. Currently, he is the team leader of Huawei CloudStream service and Vehicle Intelligent Twins. He have been focus on technical research in the field of big data for many years. He have a deep understanding of Apache Spark and Flink, and have studied machine learning and graph calculation. Good at designing and developing cloud products, and prefer Scala language.

Radu Tudoran

Radu Tudoran

Huawei Cloud

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Radu Tudoran

Technical Expert at Huawei Cloud

Till Rohrmann

Till Rohrmann

data Artisans

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Till Rohrmann

Software Engineer at data Artisans

Till is a PMC member of Apache Flink and software engineer at dataArtisans. His main work focuses on enhancing Flink’s scalability as a distributed system. Till studied computer science at TU Berlin, TU Munich and École Polytechnique where he specialized in machine learning and massively parallel dataflow systems.

Keynote

A Year in Flink

Ecosystem

Elastic Streams at Scale

Shaoxuan Wang

Shaoxuan Wang

Alibaba

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Shaoxuan Wang

Apache Flink® Committer and Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Apache Flink® Committer at Alibaba Shaoxuan is a senior staff engineer and director of engineering at Alibaba, working on Blink SQL and AI platform. Alibaba runs Blink, a fork of Flink, at very large scale and offers it as a service to internal and cloud customers. Prior to Alibaba, Shaoxuan was a senior software engineer working on social graph and core infrastructure at Facebook. Shaoxuan received his Ph.D degree from UC San Diego. He is an Apache Flink® committer. Shaoxuan and his colleagues are heavily contributing to Apache Flink®.

Jianfeng Zhang

Jianfeng Zhang

Alibaba

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Jianfeng Zhang

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Xiao Xu

Xiao Xu

Qunar

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Xiao Xu

Leader of the Real-Time Computing Platform at Qunar

Canbin Zheng

Canbin Zheng

Tencent

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Canbin Zheng

Technical Leader of Stream Compute at Tencent

Xu Yang

Xu Yang

Alibaba

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Xu Yang

Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Xu Yang is a Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba Group. He has been focused on distributed computing for about ten years, and now he is leading a team developing machine learning platform (code name: Alink) based on Flink.

Xiaogang Shi

Xiaogang Shi

Tencent

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Xiaogang Shi

Senior Engineer at Tencent

Jark Wu

Jark Wu

Alibaba

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Jark Wu

Senior Software Engineer at Alibaba

Jia Feng

Jia Feng

RocketMQ

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Jia Feng

Technical Leader at RocketMQ

Sijie Guo

Sijie Guo

Streamlio

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Sijie Guo

Co-founder at Streamlio

Jia Zhai

Jia Zhai

Streamlio

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Jia Zhai

Co-founder at Streamlio

Xingcan Cui

Xingcan Cui

York University

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Xingcan Cui

Postdoctoral Fellow at York University

Xingcan Cui, who is interested in database and stream processing, is a committer of the Apache Flink project. He has just finished his Ph.D. study under the supervision of Prof. Xiaohui Yu at Shandong University, China and will continue his research as a postdoc at York University, Canada.

Yu Li

Yu Li

Alibaba

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Yu Li

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Jiangjie Qin

Jiangjie Qin

Alibaba

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Jiangjie Qin

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Miao Yu

Miao Yu

Uber

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Miao Yu

Senior Software Engineer at Uber

Dan Zou

Dan Zou

ByteDance

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Dan Zou

Bigdata Engineer at ByteDance

Wenrui Meng

Wenrui Meng

Uber

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Wenrui Meng

Senior Software Engineer at Uber

Wenrui is a Senior Software Engineer on Uber’s Marketplace Data Intelligence team where he works on the stateful streaming and business metrics generation powered by different platforms. In his research at University of Pennsylvania and Tsinghua University, he’s involved some exciting research projects on how to verify the state machine against user requirements and how to transform state machine to runnable code, which is useful for the stateful streaming pipeline. In addition, he’s interested in making the business metrics generation efficient from both cluster resource and engineer effort perspectives.

Zhengping Qian

Zhengping Qian

Alibaba Group

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Zhengping Qian

Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba Group

Yuechen Chen

Yuechen Chen

iQiyi

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Yuechen Chen

Senior Development Engineer at iQiyi

Yangyu Tao

Yangyu Tao

Alibaba

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Yangyu Tao

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Chunde Ren

Chunde Ren

Alibaba

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Chunde Ren

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Feng Li

Feng Li

Criteo

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Feng Li

Senior Software Engineer at Criteo

Juan Gentile

Juan Gentile

Criteo

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Juan Gentile

Senior Software Engineer at Criteo

Kurt Yang

Kurt Yang

Alibaba

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Kurt Yang

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Jincheng Sun

Jincheng Sun

Alibaba

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Jincheng Sun

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Guowei Ma

Guowei Ma

Alibaba

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Guowei Ma

Staff Engineer at Alibaba

Chunhui Shi

Chunhui Shi

Alibaba

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Chunhui Shi

Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba

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Apache Flink, Flink and Apache are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other countries, and are used with permission. The Apache Software Foundation has no affiliation with and does not endorse, or review the materials provided at this event.