Alex Gorelik

Alex Gorelik is founder and CTO of data cataloging company Waterline Data and author of O’Reilly Media’s “The Enterprise Big Data Lake: Delivering the Promise of Big Data and Data Science.” Prior to Waterline Data, Gorelik served as senior vice president and general manager of Informatica’s Data Quality Business Unit, driving R&D, product marketing and product management for an $80 million business. He joined Informatica from IBM, where he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer for the Infosphere team. IBM acquired Gorelik’s second startup, Exeros (now Infosphere Discovery), where he was founder, CTO and vice president of engineering. Previously, he was cofounder, CTO and vice president of engineering at Acta Technology, a pioneering ETL and EII company, which was subsequently acquired by Business Objects.