Alex Gorelik is the founder and CTO of Waterline Data. Alex created Waterline Data to leverage the power and scalability of Hadoop to automate the inventory of data assets in the data lake and enable self-service with governance using their data catalog based on machine learning. Prior to Waterline Data, Alex served as General Manager of Informatica’s Data Quality Business Unit, driving Marketing, Product Management and R&D for an $80M business. Alex joined Informatica from IBM, where he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer for the Information Integration team. IBM acquired Alex’s second startup, Exeros, where he was founder, CTO and VP of Engineering.
Alex holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University School of Engineering and a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Blog Posts by Alex Gorelik
September 12, 2018 | By Alex Gorelik
Waterline Data Brings AI Based Data Catalog to MapR
To compete in today's Data Economy, organizations need to convert their data into actionable intelligence immediately, accurately and in compliance with governmental and internal policies and regulations. Instead, most organizations are drowning in...Read more
May 21, 2015 | By Alex Gorelik
The d’Artagnan of Hadoop (Spoiler Alert: Data Governance for Hadoop)
“Dad, why do they call it “Three Musketeers” when it’s all about d’Artagnan?” asked my son after we finished watching the movie. D’Artagnan was the true hero of the story, without whom there would have been no adventures. This brings me to big data. Like...Read more