Author of Graph Databases in Action and Solutions Architect - Global Graph Practice at DataStax
Dave Bechberger is the author of the upcoming book from Manning publications: Graph Databases in Action. He currently works as a Solution Architect in the Graph Practice at DataStax where he helps customers build large distributed graph backed applications. Prior to that he was the Chief Architect at Gene by Gene, a genetic genealogy and bioinformatics company, where he worked to migrate their legacy technology stack to modern technologies including heavy use of graph databases and Cassandra. Dave has spent his career engaging in full-stack software development but specializes in building data architectures in complex data domains such as bioinformatics, oil, and gas, supply chain management, etc. He uses his knowledge of graph and other big data technologies to build out highly performant and scalable systems. Dave has previously spoken at a variety of national and international technical conferences including NDC Oslo, NDC London, as well as previous GraphDay conferences in Texas, San Francisco, and Seattle.