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Felix Gessert


Felix Gessert (28) is CEO and co-founder of Baqend. Baqend develops a cloud backend to help programmers build instantly-loading websites with a novel caching algorithm.

Felix received his master of computer science from the University of Hamburg and founded Baqend in 2014 with fellow students. His PhD thesis is concerned with the technical foundations of Baqend. His major interests are scalable database systems, transactions, web technologies for cloud data management and steaks.

Felix is passionate about leveraging and improving NoSQL systems for web applications. He frequently talks and writes about the related challenges and organizes a conference series on cloud databases.

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