DataBloom is the federated data + AI company

With deep roots in academia and the open-source community, DataBloom was founded in 2022 by the original creators of Apache Wayang, Infinimesh, and ML 4 All. As the world’s first and only true federated data platform, DataBloom's Blossom Sky innovatively combines federated data processing with a data mesh approach, offering an open and unified platform for data and AI. This pioneering platform not only simplifies the integration of diverse data sources but also ensures robust data compliance, providing a seamless and secure environment for enterprise applications and AI development.

In other words: Use the tools and platforms you know and love, and unify your data with Blossom Sky into a Federated Data Powerhouse. Blossom Sky supports most modern data platforms as Databricks Delta Lake via DataFrames, Apache Spark, Snowflake, Teradata, Parquet, Iceberg, Hudi, Hadoop, S3 or Tensorflow.
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Executive Team

Alexander, founder of DataBloom AI

Alexander Alten

Ceo & founder

Alex has built many data platforms in his career at Cloudera, Allianz, or e.on, has more than 15 years of data experience. Before founding DataBloom, he founded Infinimesh, X-Warp, and Infinite Devices.

Kaustubh Beedkar, CTO DataBloom

Kaustubh Beedkar

CTO & founder

Kaustubh is a top researcher for data regulation automation and an enthusiastic open source developer. Passionate about query processing frameworks and edge AI training.

Zoi Kaoudi, co-founder DataBloom

Zoi Kaoudi

VP Data Science and AI

Zoi is the key scientist behind Apache Wayang, researches ML and AI, and is an enthusiast of true AI and generative AI. Zoi invented the data fabric concept and wrote multiple papers about ML, AI and the use of true AI.

Vatsal Sha, DataBloom AI

Vatsal Shah


Vatsal is a roboticist turned ML engineer with a deep passion for growth hacking and sales. He co-founded a data startup, drove it to 3-digit growth, and exited. Vatsal has years of experience in sales, growth hacking, data platforms, and AI.

Thomas Lyu, VP Sales South Korea

Thomas Lyu

VP sales south korea

Thomas is an IT consultant and storage specialist. More than 20 years of experience as a sales engineer in South Korea he's an exceptional thinker and customer-oriented sales project lead, always putting our customers first.

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Begum Demir

Prof. Dr. Begüm Demir

Technische Universität Berlin

Dr. Begüm Demir is a Scientific Committee member of the SPIE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing for Remote Sensing and co-chair of Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing.

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

Technische Universität Berlin

Dr. Volker Markl is director of the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD). Volker has mentored, advised and co-founded multiple startups and is recognized as ACM Fellow for his research.

Michael Lombardo

Michael Lombardo, PMP

Allstate, Esurance (Ret.)

Michael is a seasoned technology professional who has extensive knowledge of processes, platforms, and projects in the telecom, finance, and insurance industries. Michael is a known digital transformation expert.

John Eng, Right Side Capital Management

John Eng, MBA

Right Side Capital

John serves as Funding Ecosystem Partner at Right Side Capital, an investor at DataBloom. He helps early stage companies scale and grow. John has 25+ years experience as a marketing leader including running product marketing at Microsoft’s data analytics infrastructure business.

DataBloom is backed by