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Marc Sugiyama

Marc Sugiyama
Senior Architect, Erlang Solutions, Inc


Marc Sugiyama is a Senior Architect at Erlang Solutions, Inc. A Bay Area native, he has 30 years of software development experience and has worked on everything from testing frameworks in Tcl at Sybase and Cisco, to SMP relational database engines in C at Sybase, to a MMO engine in Twisted Python for Pixverse (a company he co-founded), to a large scale real time chat system in Erlang for hi5 Networks. Prior to joining Erlang Solutions, he built a call handling service in Erlang for Ribbit/British Telecom leading a team of developers in Brazil, Sweden, the US, and the UK. A published author, he wrote his first magazine articles and books while still in high school. He has presented at Sybase User Group Meetings and the Colorado Software Summit. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Engineering and Masters of Engineering from Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, CA) and serves on the Board of Trustees of The College Preparatory School in Oakland, CA.


Emerging Languages | Tools & Techniques
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Marc Sugiyama (Erlang Solutions, Inc)
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(4.00, 3 ratings)
This tutorial is a quick introduction to the Elixir programming language. We’ll explore the basics of the language, meta programming, and explore why you want to use Elixir to write concurrent, scalable, and robust programs. Read more.
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table E)
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd), Robert Virding (Erlang Solutions Ltd.), Marc Sugiyama (Erlang Solutions, Inc)
Think you have the right use case to adopt Erlang or Elixir? Concerned about selling this new technology to management and operations? The Erlang Solutions crew will explain the advantages of the Erlang stack—including when and when not to use it. Find out how to run an Erlang project, support and maintain Erlang clusters, and learn how to introduce Erlang to your organization. Read more.