Prof. Ricardo Jimenez-Peris is co-director of the Distributed Systems Lab at Univ. Politecnica de Madrid.
He has devoted his scientific career to scale out transactional processing and finally found the perfect solution to this problem in the context of the CumuloNimbo project. Now he is leaving his university position to become CEO of LeanXcale a startup he is co-founding to exploit the core research results from the CumuloNimbo, CoherentPaaS and LeanBigData projects.
He is co-inventor of 3 patent applications, has co-authored a book on database replication and over 100 scientific papers and articles in international conferences and journals. He has been coordinator of the Stream and CumuloNimbo projects and he is technical coordinator of the CoherentPaaS and LeanBigData projects. He has also transferred technology to several European companies such as Ericsson, Bull and Telefonica.