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Joseph M. Hellerstein

Jim Gray Professor of Computer Science
EECS Computer Science Division
UC Berkeley

Joseph M. Hellerstein

Technical Biography

Joseph M. Hellerstein's work focuses on data-centric systems and the way they drive computing. He is the Jim Gray Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Recognitions of his research contributions include the ACM SIGMOD Codd Innovations Award, ACM Fellow and Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow awards, and six "Test of Time" awards: three from ACM SIGMOD, one from IEEE VIS, one from VLDB, and another from PaPoC. Fortune Magazine has included him in their list of 50 smartest people in technology, and MIT's Technology Review magazine included his work on cloud programming in their TR10 list of the 10 technologies "most likely to change our world". Hellerstein has taught thousands of Berkeley students and advised over 2 dozen Ph.D.'s, 3 of whom were recognized with the ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Dissertation award.

Hellerstein is a longtime participant in the computing industry. He is currently a Faculty Fellow at Sutter Hill Ventures, and co-founder of Aqueduct, an open source MLOps vendor. Previously he co-founded Trifacta, the pioneering company in Data Preparation, where he served as founding CEO and Chief Strategy Officer. Hellerstein has served on the technical advisory boards of a number of computing and Internet companies, and previously served as the Director of Intel Research, Berkeley.

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