Senior Principal Engineer
Topic: Container Orchestration and the Intelligent Application Development Lifecycle (co-presenting with Michael McCune)
Track: Data Management and Infrastructure
William Benton leads a data science team at Red Hat, where he has applied analytic techniques to problems ranging from forecasting cloud infrastructure costs to designing better cycling workouts. His current focus is contributing to and applying open-source distributed computing projects, but he has also conducted research and development in the areas of static program analysis, managed language runtimes, logic databases, cluster configuration management, and music technology. Benton holds a PhD in computer sciences from the University of Wisconsin.