Meetup #12

Why Data Scientists Should Know Data Engineering

What good is learning Data Engineering skills? These days full stack is overflowing with all the different things you need to know about so why learn data Engineering now? Our guest on this meetup will make the case for what the advantages are if you do decide to learn data engineering and also go into depth on how to do data engineering in the cloud.

In this episode

Dan  Sullivan

Dan Sullivan

Principal Engineer, PEAK6 Technologies

Dan Sullivan is a software architect and data scientist with extensive experience in big data, machine learning, data architecture, security, stream processing, and cloud architecture. Dan is the author of the official Google Cloud study guides for the Professional Architect, Professional Data Engineer, and Associate Cloud Engineer exam guides as well as NoSQL for Mere Mortals. He is also the author of over ten LinkedIn Learning courses on data science, machine learning, SQL, data architecture, and NoSQL. He holds a Ph.D. in genetics, bioinformatics, and computational biology.


Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann


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.