Join us Tuesday afternoon for an unparalleled mainstage experience of educational demos, innovation, and fun. See what’s possible for next-gen data applications running on open source. Learn from open source experts pushing the envelope to manage a hybrid cloud strategy, run a data science environment on Hadoop 3.0, and implement blockchain technology that is influencing one enterprise’s data strategy.


Rafael Coss
Director of Community
Rafael Coss is the Developer Community Director and a developer advocate at Hortonworks. He is also the DataWorks Summit Program Co-Chair. Previously he was a Senior Solution Architect and Manager of IBM's WW Big Data Enablement team. At IBM he was responsible for the technical product enablement for BigInsights and Streams. Previously, he held several other positions in IBM, where he worked on tools, XML db, federated db and Object-Relational db. He joined IBM in 1998 and received his master's degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Robert Hryniewicz
Technical Evangelist
Robert Hryniewicz has over 10 years working on various projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Software, IoT, Robotics, Blockchain and more. Currently, he’s a Data Scientist and Evangelist at Hortonworks. Previously, Robert was a CTO at a Singularity Labs startup, Sr. Architect at Cisco, NASA et al. He’s a frequent speaker at DataWorks / Hadoop Summits.