Andrew Kelleher is a staff software engineer and distributed systems architect at Venmo. He was previously a staff software engineer at BuzzFeed and has worked on data pipelines and algorithm implementations for modern optimization. He graduated with a BS in physics from Clemson University. He runs a meetup in New York City that studies the fundamentals behind distributed systems in the context of production applications, and was ranked one of FastCompany's most creative people two years in a row.
Adam Kelleher wrote this book while working as principal data scientist at BuzzFeed and adjunct professor at Columbia University in the City of New York. As of May 2018, he is chief data scientist for research at Barclays and teaches causal inference and machine learning products at Columbia. He graduated from Clemson University with a BS in physics, and has a PhD in cosmology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.