Patrick Wendell co-founded Databricks in 2013. Databricks builds software for large scale machine learning and data processing, and today has thousands of customers and more than 1000 employees. At Databricks, Patrick is a VP of Engineering, leading teams focused on machine learning and data science products. Before Databricks, Patrick studied distributed systems engineering as a graduate student at U.C. Berkeley. He holds a B.S.E in Computer Science from Princeton, class of 2011.