Welcome Holmes.

Alex Gallego is a principal engineer at Akamai. He currently maintains smf (the fastest durable log broker in the west, also the fastest RPC in the west, also …), as an open source project on his free time.

Previously, he was the the CTO of concord, a modern, performant distributed stream processor - acquired by Akamai. Prior to that, he worked at YieldMo, a mobile yield optimization advertising company as first engineer and employee. He’s also engineered software at FactSet research systems, Forex Capital Markets among others.

He is alumnus of Tandon School of Engineering of New York University, formerly known as Brooklyn Poly or Polytechnic University.

As an undergraduate student, Alex researched problems related to security and specialized in usable security under Nitesh Saxena, a professor from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

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