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December 5-6, 2023

Mountain View, California
Computer History Museum








At PrestoCon, users from industry-leading companies will share use cases and best practices, developers will discuss project features and considerations; and users and developers will collaborate to advance the use of Presto as a fast and reliable SQL engine for data analytics and the open lakehouse for companies around the globe.


All sessions will be held in Pacific Standard Time
(PST), UTC-8
Tuesday, December 5Workshops
Wednesday, December 6Keynotes + Sessions


  • Tim Meehan headshot

    Tim is a Software Engineer at IBM. He is also the Chairperson of the Technical Steering Committee of Presto Foundation that hosts Presto under the Linux Foundation. As the chair and a Presto committer, he is works with other foundation members to drive the technical direction and roadmap of Presto. His interests are in Presto reliability and scalability.

  • Nesime Tatbul headshot

    Nesime Tatbul is a senior research scientist at Intel Labs and MIT. She has been Intel’s research lead and industry co-PI for the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data (ISTC-BigData), followed by the Data Systems and AI Lab (DSAIL) based at MIT. Previously, she served on the computer science faculty of ETH Zurich after receiving a Ph.D. degree from Brown University. Her research interests are broadly in large-scale data management systems and modern data-intensive applications.

  • Aditi Pandit headshot

    Aditi is a Principal Engineer at Ahana/IBM. She is a Prestissimo committer in the Presto and Velox Open source projects. Aditi has an extensive data infrastructure career of ~18 years at Google, Teradata Aster and Informatica before joining Ahana/IBM. She has a MS in Computer Science from Stony Brook University.

  • Yasaman Samei headshot
    Yasaman Samei Staff Software Engineer, Uber
  • Amit Dutta headshot

    Amit is working as a Software Engineer at Meta Platforms Inc. At Meta, he worked in design, development of multiple data warehouse query engine products, consolidation of query engines and generally improving reliability/scalability of complex systems. Prior to Meta, Amit completed his Masters in Computer Science from University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Undergraduate from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

  • Nadine Farah headshot

    Nadine Farah is leading Onehouse’s developer initiatives. She’s passionate about bridging engineering, product & marketing to help drive product adoption. She previously led Rockset’s developer initiatives, focusing on building technical content to drive developer adoption for real-time analytics. At Bose, she contributed to the watchOS SDK & worked with partners to embrace spatial audio in the music and gaming industries. 

  • Zhongjun Jin headshot

    Zhongjun “Mark” Jin is a software engineer at ByteDance focusing on query engines and big data analysis systems. He received his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan with a thesis topic on intelligent and interactive data preparation systems.

  • Berthold Reinwald headshot

    Berthold is a researcher in data management & AI, working on Data Lakehouses at IBM Research.




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