Dean Wampler
Speaker at GOTO Chicago 2017

Dean Wampler
VP of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend and O'Reilly author of several Functional Programming books

Dean Wampler is the Vice President of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend, where he leads the creation of the Lightbend Fast Data Platform, a distribution of scalable, distributed stream processing tools including Spark, Flink, Kafka, and Akka, with machine learning and management tools. Dean is the author of Programming Scala and Functional Programming for Java Developers and the coauthor of Programming Hive, all from O’Reilly. He is a contributor to several open source projects. A frequent speaker, he’s also the co-organizer of several conferences around the world and several user groups in Chicago.


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