Alex is the Cloud Chief Technology Officer at Pythian with the mission to help customer build applied AI solutions and democratize data science. In 12 years at Pythian, Alex has been in many roles including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Digital Officer. Alex’s deep technological roots and industry vision has helped Pythian to get at the forefront of the emerging cloud and data markets. Alex Gorbachev is a frequent speaker at the conferences and user groups around the world and a well-recognized and respected figure in the community. Alex held the prestigious Oracle ACE Director designation from Oracle and was recently named Big Data Champion by Cloudera.