Build Systems that Drive Business
Sep 30–Oct 1, 2018: Training
Oct 1–3, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Alexander Rasmussen

Alexander Rasmussen
Vice President, Engineering, Freenome


Alex Rasmussen is the vice president of engineering at Freenome, an AI genomics company with a unique approach to detecting cancer at its earliest stages and helping physicians optimize the next generation of precision therapies. He holds a PhD from the University of California, San Diego, where his dissertation focused on highly efficient large-scale data processing systems. While at UCSD, he led the TritonSort project, which set several world records in large-scale sorting.


3:50pm–4:30pm Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Distributed Data, Distributed Systems
Location: Nassau Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Distributed State
Alexander Rasmussen (Freenome)
In the past five years, Alexander Rasmussen has spent a lot of time trying to get high-integrity data out of spreadsheets and into databases. Alexander explores common data integrity problems when dealing with spreadsheet data, investigates whether those integrity problems are inescapable, and shares ongoing work to mitigate them. Read more.