As Pythian’s Cloud Chief Technology Officer, Alex Gorbachev is one of our deep thinkers (and chief geeks). He embodies our mantra – Love Your Data – by helping organizations think differently about data. Alex’s greatest satisfaction comes from being part of the most brilliant team in the industry helping Pythian customers to innovate, compete and win in the digital economy.
Alex’s vision for cloud and data is transformational, and during his 13 years with Pythian he has been a driving force in pushing Pythian to the very front of cloud and data technologies. Known globally for his brilliant mind, expertise and willingness to support the data community, Alex is a welcome speaker at dozens of conferences around the world from regional user groups to mega events such as Oracle Open World, Strata Conf and Google Cloud Next. A vocal promoter of the power of cloud and data, Alex held the prestigious Oracle ACE Director designation from Oracle and was named Big Data Champion by Cloudera.
Active father of a one-year old daughter and a twenty-one-year-old son, Alex also ran a 100-mile ultra-marathon and has lived on every continent except Africa. A fan of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Alex loves Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters and always knows where his towel is. Clearly a man to be reckoned with.