Slava Akhmechet

Slava Akhmechet
Founder, RethinkDB

Slava has worked as a consultant for infrastructure software, consumer web, and financial companies while getting his B.S. degree in Computer Science. After graduating, he has worked for three years as a software engineer in the financial industry. He is now on leave from a Ph.D. program in Computer Science at Stony Brook University, working full time on RethinkDB.

He is interested in high level programming languages, compilers, data storage systems, thai boxing, and software start-ups. In his (very limited) spare time he maintains a blog at


Location: Ballroom EFGH
Slava Akhmechet (RethinkDB), Michael Glukhovsky (RethinkDB)
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Why start a new database company? What is RethinkDB all about? What will database technology look like twenty years from now? In this talk we will explore these questions, present some of the exciting technology we've been developing at RethinkDB, and show how it fits into our larger vision of what database systems may look like in the future Read more.
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