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Michael Stonebraker  

Co-founder & CTO at Tamr; Professor at MIT CSAIL

Michael Stonebraker is the co-founder and chief technology officer at Tamr, an adjunct professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL), and co-founder and co-director of the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data. He is a database pioneer who has contributed to PostgreSQL, SciDB, Vertica, VoltDB, Tamr, and other database companies extensively.

Prior to MIT, Stonebraker was professor of computer science at the University of California at Berkeley for 29 years. He coauthored the paper “Data Curation at Scale: The Data Tamer System,” and has presented at the Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR’13).

Stonebraker has received numerous honors for his contributions, including the Software System award with Gerald Held and Eugene Wong for the development of Ingres, the recipient of the inaugural SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award, and received the IEEE John von Neumann Medal. Stonebraker is an ACM Fellow and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.

A graduate of Princeton University, Stonebraker earned his master's degree and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

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