He is a mathematician turned into an entrepreneur in/with Data Science. Mr. Petrella participated in many projects built on distributed technologies like spark, cassandra and mesos in various fields including Geospatial, IoT, Automotive and Smart cities projects.
He is the creator of the Spark Notebook, the only reactive and fully Scala notebook for Apache Spark. Xavier Tordoir and Andy Petrella founded Data Fellas building Adastyx enabling Data-Driven Business by introducing agility and metalearning in data science processes.
He is also member of program committee of the O’Reilly Strata, Scala eXchange and Data Science eXchange and Devoxx events.