Ari Gesher is a senior engineer and Engineering Ambassador at Palantir Technologies.
At Palantir Technologies, Ari has split his time between working as a backend engineer on Palantir's analysis platform, thinking and writing about Palantir's vision for human-driven information data systems, and moonlighting on Palantir's Philanthropic engineering team. His current role involves understanding and discussing Palantir's role in the world of analytics, big data, and the future of technology.
An alumnus of the University of Illinois computer science department, Ari has worked in the software industry for the past fifteen years, including a stint as the lead engineer for the SourceForge.net open source software archive.
A host of relief organizations quickly converged on Haiti in the wake of January's earthquake. But each group had its own data, its own structures, and sometimes, its own language. In this guest post, Palantir Technologies software engineer Ari Gesher explains how his company helped important data spread across organizations. read more
Best of Strata Rx 2012: Doing Big Data All By Yourself July 30, 2013
In this presentation, we will show a working system that bridges the gap between data analysis and decision making using a carefully composed set of big-data technologies mated with an interactive, high-level interface.