Dr. Rubén Casado received PhD in Software Systems from University of Oviedo, Spain. He has worked as a researcher in University of Oviedo, Oxford Brook University (Oxford, UK) and in the LORIA/INRIA team (Nancy, France). From 2012 to 2016 he was the Head of the Big Data unit at Treelogic where he was the coordinator of different projects including the creation of the startup Lambdoop and the technical coordination of the Eueroap H2020 PROTEUS project. Currently, Rubén is the Big Data & New Data Architectures chapter lead at Accenture Digital Spain. He is focused on the delivery of innovative high performance data & analytics approaches for customer from different domains including financial services, retail and public services. Rubén loves talking about Big Bata in industrial, academic or scientific environments. He usually collaborates as invited speaker/lecturer with different universities and conferences.