Data enthusiast and Apache Cassandra fan. DataStax MVP for Apache Cassandra for 2017. Strong believer in balance between good technical skills and soft skills which resulted with CEO job in data company. Striving for knowledge is his main drive, which is why he enjoys learning new tools and languages, blogging, working on open source, presenting at conferences. Co-founder of SmartCat company delivering production ready AI solutions. Family guy, most of his free time tries to spend with his wife and daughter but also likes boardgaming, snowboarding and playing tennis and football.