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Dean Wampler, Ph.D. is the VP of Fast Data Engineering at Lightbend. He leads the development of Lightbend Fast Data Platform, a production-ready distribution of streaming data tools including Spark, Flink, Akka, and Kafka on Mesosphere DC/OS (Mesos), along with management and monitoring tools. Dean has written books on Scala, Functional Programming, and Hive for O'Reilly. He is a Strata speaker and he speaks at and co-organizes many other industry conferences. He also co-organizes several Chicago-area user groups and he contributes to several open-source projects. Dean has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Washington.