Palla is a member of the Resident Solutions Architect team at Databricks. She works directly with customers to build robust, end-to-end Spark solutions and help guide users towards Spark best practices. She received a BS in Computer Science from San Diego State University and has a background in Application Engineering, Data Warehousing and Data Engineering. Palla has lived in a few different states across the US and studied abroad in New Zealand.
Jake is a Customer Success Engineer at Databricks and helps both end users and platform owners/admins tackle their technical challenges related to Spark and the Databricks ecosystem. He has received certifications in both Spark and AWS. Jake has a background in Technology Consulting with a specialization in Advanced Analytics. He graduated from Virginia Tech and currently resides in Washington DC.