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Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Denny Guang-yeu Lee

Denny Guang-yeu Lee
Principal Program Manager, Microsoft


Denny Lee is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft. He is a hands-on distributed systems and data sciences engineer with more than 15 years of experience developing internet-scale infrastructure, data platforms, and distributed systems for both on-premises and cloud. His key focuses surround solving complex large scale data problems – providing not only architectural direction but the hands-on implementation of these systems.

He has extensive experience in building greenfield teams as well as turn around / change catalyst. Prior to joining Azure DocumentDB, Denny worked as a Technology Evangelist at Databricks, Senior Director of Data Sciences Engineering at Concur, and was part of the incubation team that built Hadoop on Windows and Azure (currently known as Microsoft HDInsight).


9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 02/18/2015
Hadoop & Beyond
Location: LL21 E/F
Paco Nathan (, Holden Karau (Google), Krishna Sankar (U.S.Bank), Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford), Denny Guang-yeu Lee (Microsoft), Chris Fregly (PipelineAI)
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A full-day, hands-on tutorial introducing Apache Spark and libraries for building workflows: Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, MLlib, GraphX, etc. Read more.
2:20pm–3:00pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Ask Us Anything
Location: 211 B
Paco Nathan (, Matei Zaharia (Databricks), michael dddd (Databricks), Reynold Xin (Databricks), Holden Karau (Google), Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford), Sameer Farooqui (Databricks), Denny Guang-yeu Lee (Microsoft), Chris Fregly (PipelineAI)
Join the Spark team for an informal question and answer session. Several of the Spark committers, trainers, etc., from Databricks will be on hand to field a wide range of detailed questions. Even if you don't have a specific question, join in to hear what others are asking. Read more.