Frank is building up Databricks DevRel in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before that he worked as a Technical Evangelist for Amazon Web Services.

His interests lie in everything large-scale data and compute. Awarded as Technologist of the Year in Cloud Computing, Frank has over 20 years of industry experience and presented at all major IT conferences around the world except Antartica because he doesn't like cold weather.

He is a published author of three CS books, the co-author of a study about HP-Viruses that won a Nobel-prize medicine, achieved an Uber rating of 4.9, and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Technische Universität München (TUM).

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