Coffee Sessions #72

2021 MLOps Year in Review

Vishnu and Demetrios sit down to reflect on some of the biggest news and learnings from 2021 from the biggest funding rounds to best insights. The two finish out the chat by talking about what to expect in 2022.

In this episode

Demetrios  Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann

Chief Happiness Engineer, MLOps Community

At the moment Demetrios is immersing himself in Machine Learning by interviewing experts from around the world in the weekly meetups. Demetrios is constantly learning and engaging in new activities to get uncomfortable and learn from his mistakes. He tries to bring creativity into every aspect of his life, whether that be analyzing the best paths forward, overcoming obstacles, or building lego houses with his daughter.


Vishnu  Rachakonda

Vishnu Rachakonda

Data Scientist, Firsthand

Vishnu Rachakonda is the operations lead for the MLOps Community and co-hosts the MLOps Coffee Sessions podcast. He is a machine learning engineer at Tesseract Health, a 4Catalyzer company focused on retinal imaging. In this role, he builds machine learning models for clinical workflow augmentation and diagnostics in on-device and cloud use cases. Since studying bioengineering at Penn, Vishnu has been actively working in the fields of computational biomedicine and MLOps. In his spare time, Vishnu enjoys suspending all logic to watch Indian action movies, playing chess, and writing.