Chris Kasten
Senior Manager, Kernel Framework, eBay


Chris Kasten was the principal architect and engineer for eBay’s custom Java data access layer framework for over 5 years, which now processes over 45 billion database transactions per day for eBay’s website. He has 9 patents pending relating to data access layer, caching, and security technologies. He currently leads the eBay Kernel Data Access Layer Framework team, which architects, designs and develops technology solutions for eBay’s demanding data access and caching needs. Prior to eBay, Mr. Kasten was a consultant for IBM Software Group, as well as an independent consultant for several years, working in the telecom and aerospace industries.


Chris Kasten (eBay)
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