David Fallside works in an emerging tech team at IBM that develops the open-source EclairJS project and provides Node.js with an Apache Spark API. Some of the teamâ€™s previous projects include LoB tools for Spark and Hadoop, and information engineering for IBMâ€™s Watson. David was responsible for creating the Apache Derby project, and has worked in several W3C working groups including XML Schema, XML SOAP, and the W3C Advisory Board. He has a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. David's recent public speaking experience includes "EclairJS = Node.js + Apache Spark" at the Spark Summit, San Francisco 2016, "Machine Learning Outlook" at InterConnect, Las Vegas 2016 (Inner Circle Presentation); co-presenter on R.Smith's "Road to Real-Time Digital Business" at Strata+Hadoop, London 2015; press interview (https://youtu.be/3OMOax7dDPE) at Strata+Hadoop, Barcelona 2014.