Stavros Kontopolous

He is an R&D polyglot software engineer (Java, Scala, C, C++, Javascript). He has worked for several years building software solutions that scale in different verticals like telecoms and marketing. He’s currently working for Lightbend the company behind reactive applications, Scala, Akka, and Play. He helps with the implementation of the company’s Fast Data strategy. His interests among others are: distributed system design, streaming technologies, and NoSql databases. He is also a Phd student in the area of distributed indexing structures, social network analysis, and data structures.