HomepageData + AI Summit 2023 Logo
  • Sessions
  • Overview
  • Why Attend
  • Training
Register Now

Ali Ghodsi

Co-founder and CEO at Databricks
Back to speakers
Ali Ghodsi, the CEO and co-founder of Databricks, is responsible for the growth and international expansion of the company. He previously served as the VP of Engineering and Product Management before taking the role of CEO in January 2016. In addition to his work at Databricks, Ali serves as an adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and is on the board at UC Berkeley’s RISELab. Ali was one of the original creators of the open source project, Apache Spark, and ideas from his academic research in the areas of resource management and scheduling and data caching have been applied to Apache Mesos and Apache Hadoop. Ali received his MBA from Mid-Sweden University in 2003 and a Ph.D. from KTH/Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden in 2006 in the area of Distributed Computing.
Headshot of Ali Ghodsi

Catch me at these sessions

Data + AI Summit Keynote Day 1
Data Warehousing, Analytics, and BI
In Person, Virtual
Headshot of Ali Ghodsi
Headshot of Matei Zaharia
Headshot of Sai Ravuru
Headshot of Reynold Xin
See Details

Looking for past sessions?

Take a look through the session archive to find even more related content from previous Data + AI Summit conferences.
Explore the session archive

Register today to save your spot

Register Now