[Cross-Post] Apache Beam Tech Meetup @Google Seattle

GDG Seattle
Mon, Mar 2, 2020, 6:00 PM (PST)

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About this event

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Join us on this Apache Beam tech talk event at Google. We have speakers from Google, Facebook, Dito to share the practical experiences with data proessing and Beam!

This would be a great opportunity for you to connect with other like minded engineers, data scientists share and learn from each others experiences.


6:00pm - 6:30pm: Checkin & Food
6:30pm - 7:00pm: Encoding free-text drug names in electronic health records using Apache Beam by Damon Douglas (Dito)
7:00pm - 7:30pm: Beam+Rust : Portable Correct Performance by Sean Jensen-Grey (Google)
7:30pm - 8:00pm: Evolution of Dataswarm, a Facebook Scale Data Pipeline Platform by Shawn Wang and Kaushik Raj, from Facebook
8:00pm - Mixing & Close


Damon Douglas (Dito), Prior to joining Dito as a cloud developer, Damon Douglas practiced pharmacy in both retail and hospital settings. He currently develops data engineering and gRPC and REST API integration solutions using Google Cloud Dataflow and Google Kubernetes Engine. Outside of work he enjoys relaxing with family, watching movies, and playing with his cat.

Sean Jensen-Grey (Google), has over 15 years of experience in Data and Analytics and over 25 years of experience in the industry. As a Strategic Cloud Engineer he supports Google's largest customers get the most out of Cloud.

Shawn Wang is a SWE at Facebook, he has been working in data warehouse org for 3.5 years there. Before joined Facebook, Shawn was working in Microsoft for 8 years on multiple areas including a big data analytics platform named Cosmos/SCOPE, complex event processing for IoT and security.

Kaushik Raj is an engineering leader who supports the Dataswarm team at Facebook in the data infrastructure org. Dataswarm is a mission critical, large-scale distributed platform that powers big data processing and analytics at Facebook. Prior to Facebook, Kaushik was an engineering manager at Amazon AWS, where he managed its invoicing and collection services.