Empowering enterprises around the world with responsible AI.

Blossom is a viable approach not just for large data crunching companies, but for everybody who has data silos in different locations, even multiple data privacy legislations. No need to move the data around, Blossom executes where the data is.

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Our Story

Alexander had first touch points with Jorge back in 2012 at his time at Cloudera. The research papers, written by Jorge and others in his team at QRCI and HPI, lead to the research of distributed in-memory query engines, and finally to the first in-memory query engine for Apache Hadoop.
Jorge started to investigate the topic of Federated Data Processing and distributed AI in 2015. The team around Jorge developed Rheem in 2016, and presented the software stack at the Spark Summit 2017, followed by multiple conferences.
Alexander met Jorge again 2019 during his visit in Qatar, where he was guest of the Qatar Technology Foundation. After the first meeting with Jorge both realized the huge potential and agreed to found a company to bring this technology to market. From that point on they bootstrapped the further development to build the most complete federated data processing engine.
DataBloom AI, Inc. was finally founded in 2022 in Miami to deal with the increased interest around the Bay Area, Florida and Texas.

Members of our team are frequent speakers at large conventions and meetups, like newWork summit, SXSW, Big Data World, Apache Con, BOSS, Developer Week, etc.

Research distributed data and
data mesh since
2015
Over
300k+
downloads so far
Apache Wayang is used by
100+
companies around the world
The team published
20+
Research Papers

Our Team

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Alexander Alten, CEO Databloom

Alexander Alten

Ceo & co-founder

Entrepreneur,  Developer and Big Data Expert, more than 15 years experience. Operating at the crossroads of sales and computer science to deliver solutions that people remember.

Dr. Jorge Quiane, SVP Science Databloom

Dr. Jorge Quiané

CTO & co-founder

Principal Investigator of Rheem, now Apache Wayang. Passionate on building next-generation Big Data infrastructures. Principal Researcher at TU Berlin and BIFOLD.

Jessica Liu, CFO databloom.ai

Jessica Liu, Phd
‍‍

CFO

Passionate about Operational Efficiency and Strategic Planning. PhD in Economics, and Expert in Analytics and Modeling. Drives financials with passion and structure.

Vatsal Shah, VP Growth databloom.ai

Vatsal Shah
‍‍

CGO

Roboticist turned ML Engineer turned growth hacker. Always curious, often wrong. Years of experience in sales, growth hacking, Federated Learning and AI.

Zoi Kaoudi

Dr. Zoi Kaoudi

VP Data Science and AI

Key ML researcher behind Rheem, now Apache Wayang. Senior Researcher at TU Berlin & BIFOLD. Specialist in ML and Data Science, and enthusiast of true AI.

Thomas Lyu, VP Sales South Korea

Thomas Lyu

VP sales
south korea

IT Consultant, Storage Specialist. More than 20 years experience as Sales Engineer & Sales in South Korea. Exceptional thinker and customer oriented sales project lead, always putting our customers first.

Charles Stachell, VP Sales US at databloom.ai

Charles Satchell

VP sales
United States

A trusted sales & marketing expert from the Silicon Valley. Providing solutions to help companies scale, protect their data, and improve their processes. Passionate about people and problem solving.

Our Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Begum Demir

Prof. Dr. Begüm Demir

Technische Universität Berlin

Dr. Begüm Demir is a Scientific Committee member of the SPIE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing for Remote Sensing and co-chair of Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing.

Ekrem Namazci

Ekrem Namazci

Data & AI Lead at Microsoft & Co-Founder GDEXA

Besides his leadership role at Microsoft, his free time belongs to the EdTech startup GDEXA, where he acts as co-founder and leading force of the free global mentorship program for students and young professionals.

JB Onofre

Jean-Baptiste Onofré

OpenSource Europe at Huawei

JB is Apache Member and has more as 20 years experience in software engineering, open source and is active on ~ 20 Apache projects. In real, JB is rugby fan, enjoying building sand castles with stone in Brittany.

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

Technische Universität Berlin

Dr. Volker Markl is director of the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD). Volker has mentored, advised and co-founded multiple startups and is recognized as ACM Fellow for his research.

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