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,
He is an
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
and the recipient of three "Test of Time" awards for his research
and another from IEEE VIS.
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
list of the 10 technologies "most likely to change our world".
Hellerstein is a longtime participant in the computing industry, currently as co-founder of Aqueduct,
which is bringing new open source technology for
Prediction Infrastructure to market. Hellerstein is also currently a Fellow at
Sutter Hill Ventures.
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 including
Acryl Data and
and previously served as the Director of
Intel Research, Berkeley.
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