EuroPython 2018

Raoul-Gabriel Urma

Raoul-Gabriel Urma
Cambridge Spark
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Raoul-Gabriel Urma is CEO of Cambridge Spark, a leading learning community for data scientists and developers in UK. Raoul is author of the bestselling programming book “Java 8 in Action” which sold over 25,000 copies globally. He was nominated a Java Champion in 2017. Raoul completed a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge. During his PhD he initiated an open source research project at Google which adds enhanced runtime checking to Python. Raoul has delivered over 100 technical talks at international conferences. He has worked for Google, eBay, Oracle, and Goldman Sachs. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.