Coffee Sessions #4

A Conversation Around Feature Stores

We asked what you wanted to hear next on our Coffee sessions and the vote was in favor of feature stores! Today the usual suspects Demetrios Brinkmann and David Aponte sat down to talk with Jim Dowling CEO of Logical Clocks and Venkata Pingali CEO of scribble data to talk about feature stores, what they are, why we need them, some business implications and everything in between!

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Venkata  Pingali

Venkata Pingali

Co-Founder and CEO, Scribble Data

Dr. Venkata Pingali is Co-Founder and CEO of Scribble Data, an ML Engineering company with offices in India and Canada. Scribble’s flagship enterprise product, Enrich, enables organizations to address 10x analytics/data science usecases through trusted production datasets . Before starting Scribble Data, Dr. Pingali was VP of Analytics at a data consulting firm and CEO of an energy analytics firm. He has a BTech from IIT Mumbai and a PhD from USC in Computer Science.

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Jim  Dowling

Jim Dowling

Co-Founder & CEO, Logical Clocks

Co-Founder and CEO at Logical Clocks. Assoc Prof at KTH. Ex-MySQL.

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Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann

Host

Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.

David Aponte

David Aponte

Host

David is one of the organizers of the MLOps Community. He is an engineer, teacher, and lifelong student. He loves to build solutions to tough problems and share his learnings with others. He works out of NYC and loves to hike and box for fun. He enjoys meeting new people so feel free to reach out to him!