Jeff LeFevre

Jeff LeFevre is an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Santa Cruz where he does data management research and leads the Skyhook project within the Center for Research on Open Source Software (CROSS). He received his PhD from UC Santa Cruz with work on database physical design, and then joined HP Vertica R&D where he worked on connecting Vertica and Spark for 2 years before returning to academia to work on Skyhook. Previous speaking includes multiple conference presentations (SIGMOD) and invited talks on research papers.