Director, Distributed Data Engineering (DDE) at Akamai
Scott leads Akamai’s exascale Distributed Data Engineering (DDE) team, responsible for the back-end data services of the world’s largest CDN. DDE processes over 7PB/day at 150M events/sec regarding approximately half the Internet’s traffic. A seasoned entrepreneur, Scott led a telecommunications startup prior to joining Akamai and has an extensive background in Chemical Engineering.
Explore the challenges and technology enabling planetary-scale solutions to the ‘Middle Mile Problem’ of the Internet of Things. Scaling data collection, real-time processing, command and control, and over the air updates will be discussed, as well as a high-level design that addresses these needs and challenges.