Alex GiamasJoined InfoQ.com on Nov 18, 2013
Alex Giamas is Co-Founder and CTO of CareAcross. Care Across is a digital health start-up focusing on cancer. Our vision is to give patients and caregivers the best way to fight cancer beyond their hospital, from diagnosis to long-term care. Alex is an experienced professional in Systems Engineering, Big Data and NoSQL technologies. He has broad experience in all company sizes from Fortune 15 to startups.
Alex has been an avid enthusiast of Hadoop since he started working on it in its incubator back in 2007. Two years later he joined the NoSQL movement and started using MongoDB for data storage and analytical processing. Over the years he has worked with a wide array of Big Data and NoSQL technologies building scalable, highly available, distributed software systems in C++, Java and Ruby.
Alex holds an M.Sc. from Carnegie Mellon in Information Networking, an M.Eng. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens and has attended professional courses in Stanford University. He is a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop, Data Science Essentials and MongoDB Certified Developer.