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Flip Kromer

CTO, President, Co-Founder

CTO, President, Co-Founder

Philip (Flip) Kromer is co-founder and CTO of Infochimps, a Big Data infrastructure provider. At Infochimps, Flip built a cloud architecture capable of spinning up clusters as large as 60 nodes with the push of a button, using devops to make this possible with minimal distraction. He also helped author Wukong, the most-used framework for Ruby streaming in Hadoop. He holds a B.S. in Physics and Computer Science from Cornell University and attended graduate school in Physics at the University of Texas at Austin. Flip enjoys riding his bicycle around Austin, eating homemade soup, and playing extreme Scrabble. The idea for Infochimps was inspired by Flip’s abhorrence of redundancy and desire to make the world a happier place for data lovers of all kinds. For more information, email Flip at flip@infochimps.com or follow him on Twitter at @mrflip.

My 2012 Keynote & Breakout Sessio... Sessions

Monday, October 1