The Databricks Beacons program is our way to thank and recognize the community members, data scientists, data engineers, developers and open source enthusiasts who go above and beyond to uplift the data and AI community.
Whether they are speaking at conferences, leading workshops, teaching, mentoring, blogging, writing books, creating tutorials, offering support in forums or organizing meetups, they inspire others and encourage knowledge sharing – all while helping to solve tough data problems.
Peer networking and sharing through a private Slack channel
Access to Databricks and OSS subject matter experts
Recognition on the Databricks website and social channels
In the future, sponsored travel and lodging to attend select
Sponsorship and swag for meetups
Nominate a peer
We’d love to hear from you! Tell us who made continued outstanding contributions to the data and AI community. Candidates must be nominated by someone in the community, and everyone — including customers, partners, Databricks employees or even a current Beacon — is welcome to submit a nomination. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and membership is valid for one year.