Taro L. Saito

Ph.D, Software engineer at Treasure Data, Inc.


Taro L. Saito (GitHub @xerial) is a software engineer at Treasure Data, Inc., Ph.D. of computer science at the University of Tokyo. He worked as an assistant professor, studying database systems and their applications to genome sciences, and has developed several open-source projects for using Scala both in research and production. His work includes Airframe, MessagePack, sbt plugins (sbt-sonatype, sbt-pack), and a MessagePack-based database service that are now processing half-millions of queries every day.