Keynote Panel (Percona, VividCortex, Continuent)
Join Percona and the Diamond sponsors of the conference, VividCortex & Continuent to talk database trends
Richard Hipp is the original author of SQLite, and is as surprised as anyone else at how popular SQLite has become. These days, Richard leads a small band of intrepid hackers working furiously to maintain SQLite to the highest standards of the art. He also works on other open-source projects such as the Fossil version control system.
Baron is a widely-recognized expert on database internals, web performance, and large-scale application development. His best-selling technical books and open-source software are used by tens of thousands of engineers every day. Before founding VividCortex, Baron was an executive at Percona. He has a degree in Computer Science.
VP Products, Continuent
Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Database Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.