Today we are talking to Ori Rafael, the CTO & Co-Founder at Upsolver.  And we discuss coaching your teams through failure, how Upsolvers technology makes use of Data Lake houses to simplify Big Data Projects,  and how to approach hiring while scaling rapidly.

All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!

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About Ori:

Ori has a passion for taking technology and making it useful for people and organizations. Before founding Upsolver, Ori performed a variety of technology management roles at IDF’s elite technology intelligence unit, followed by corporate roles. Ori has a BA in Computer Science and an MBA.

About Upsolver:

Upsolver is the Data Lake Platform that empowers any developer to manage, integrate and structure streaming data for analysis at unprecedented ease – dramatically simplifying big data projects and reducing time-to-value from months to minutes. 

Upsolver’s groundbreaking in-memory technology is used by the world’s most data-intensive organizations, with current clients including Sisense, SimilarWeb, and ironSource. Whether on-premise or in the cloud, Upsolver provides the simplest way to rapidly develop and maintain a world-class data lake, saving hundreds of development hours and tens of thousands of dollars. 

With Upsolver, companies can skip the need to build complex data pipelines managed by teams of data engineers and instead let a single developer easily control all streaming data operations.

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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