Ari Gesher

Ari Gesher

Software Engineer & Privacy Wonk

Biography

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.

Books

Webcasts

Webcast: Search: Harnessing the most intuitive interface for data analytics December 17, 2015 In this webcast, you'll learn how to get beyond the create vs. consume dichotomy, by giving all users a familiar tool to interact with their data.
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.