PrestoCon Day

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PrestoCon Day

All Things PrestoDB

March 24, 2021

10:00 AM EDT / 3:00 PM GMT

Free Virtual Experience | #prestocon

Thank you for attending PrestoCon Day 2021!

Thank you to all our attendees, speakers, and contributors that joined us virtually this year from around the world. To experience the best of the event, be sure to watch all sessions on the Presto Foundation YouTube Channel. You can also review session slides from speakers who provided them via the event schedule.


  • Chunxu Tang headshot

    Chunxu is a software engineer in Twitter’s Interactive Query team where he works on developing and maintaining Presto and Druid services. He received his doctoral degree from Syracuse University, where he did research on machine learning and distributed collaboration systems

  • Dipti Borkar headshot

    Dipti is the co-founder and CPO of Ahana with over 15 years of experience in distributed data and database technology including relational, NoSQL, and federated systems. She is also the Presto Foundation Outreach Chairperson. Prior to Ahana, Dipti held VP roles at Alluxio, Kinetica, and Couchbase. At Alluxio, she was Vice President of Products and at Couchbase she held several leadership positions there including VP, Product Marketing, Head of Global Technical Sales, and Head of Product Management. Earlier in her career, Dipti managed development teams at IBM DB2 Distributed where she started her career as a database software engineer. Dipti holds an M.S. in Computer Science from UC San Diego and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

  • Maxime Beauchemin headshot
    Maxime Beauchemin CEO & Founder, Preset
  • Girish Baliga headshot

    Girish manages Presto, Pinot, and Flink teams at Uber. Before that, he spent over a decade optimizing resources, search ads, and geo data analytics at Google, interrupted by a brief start-up stint at Urban Engines. He has a PhD in Computer Science and an MS in Math from UIUC.

  • Kishore Gopalakrishna headshot

    Kishore Gopalakrishna is a founding engineer at a stealth mode startup. Prior to that, he was the architect at LinkedIn’s analytics infra team. Kishore is passionate about solving hard problems in distributed systems. He has authored various distributed systems such as Apache Helix, a cluster management framework for building distributed systems; Espresso, a distributed document store; Apache Pinot, a real-time distributed OLAP engine; and ThirdEye, a platform for anomaly detection and root cause analysis at LinkedIn.

  • Yunlei Ma headshot

    Graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2012 , majoring in computer science. I Join Alibaba Cloud in 2012 and has been working for log service team since then. I started using and developing Presto for analyzing log data since 2017, and have done a few of optimization of Presto. I have two public speaking experience(With Chinese), the first topic is “Log collection and analyzing in serverless environment”, the second topic is “Data driven devops practice of full stack engineer”.

  • Biswapesh Chattopadhyay headshot

    Biswapesh currently leads the Data Infrastructure Compute Engines (Presto, Spark, Streaming, etc.) and Modernization efforts at Facebook. He is a deep domain expert on Big Data with over two decades of experience in exa scale data infrastructure and distributed systems. He is the founder of several key data infrastructure components at Google such as Tenzing and Procella, and primary inventor of several key patents on MapReduce, query processing, NLP and Ads optimizations.

  • Vinoth Chandar headshot

    Vinoth Chandar is the original creator & VP of the Apache Hudi project, which has changed the face of data lake architectures over the past few years. Vinoth has a keen interest in unified data storage/processing architectures.
    Currently, Vinoth Chandar drives various efforts around stream processing at Confluent. In the past, Vinoth has built large-scale, mission-critical infrastructure systems at companies like Uber and LinkedIn.


All session times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC -4.

Wednesday, March 2410:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
Welcome & Keynotes by Program Committee & PF Chairs

10:30 AM – 1:35 PM EDT
Track Sessions

1:35 PM – 2:05 PM EDT
Networking + Live DJ

2:05 PM – 5:15 PM EDT
Track Sessions

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM EDT
Presto Community Happy Hour & Trivia

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