Apache Arrow and the Future of Data Frames with Wes McKinney
Wes McKinney is an open source software developer focusing on analytical computing. He created the Python pandas project and is a co-creator of Apache Arrow, his current focus. He authored two editions of the reference book Python for Data Analysis. Wes is a Member of The Apache Software Foundation and also a PMC member for Apache Parquet. He is the director of Ursa Labs, a not-for-profit development group focused on data science tools for Python and R powered by Apache Arrow, built in partnership with RStudio. Previously, he worked for Two Sigma, Cloudera, and AQR Capital Management, and he was co-founder and CEO of the startup DataPad.