Adam Kennedy

Adam Kennedy

Wrangling Petabytes and making data scientists happy

Voltron Data

Responsible for the large scale compute and machine learning platforms at Apple’s Siri Search group, and the tools that make the people that use them productive.

Formerly one of the world’s top 10 Perl programmers. These days extending and tooling up large systems with whatever is the smoothest for that system and makes them sing, from R and F# to JavaScript and Scala.

Open Source expert with 100,000+ lines of public code. A sophisticated storyteller with a knack for making the seemingly complex easy to understand, and a technical speaker at 50 events in 20 countries such as OSCON and Linux.Conf.