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The Wavefront Story


You are cordially invited to attend the talk “The Wavefront Story” by Mr Clement Pang,  Co-founder/Chief Architect of Wavefront. The details of the talk are as follows:

Date:          Thursday, 12 April 2018
Time:          12:30 - 14:00
Venue:       Samantha Wan Lecture Theatre
                     PQ304, 3/F, Mong Man Wai Building, PolyU

Language:  English
 
Wavefront is a massively scalable time series database and query engine delivered as a SaaS solution. Today, tens of thousands of engineers from companies like Lyft, Box, Workday, Doordash, Groupon, First Data, etc. rely on Wavefront every day to monitor their production infrastructure, make informed decisions, identify problems and find solutions to challenges they face. The founder of Wavefront, Mr. Clement Pang, will share his journey of starting the company from scratch, finding product market fit, picking the right technologies, building the team, understanding customer needs and the reasons behind the decision of ultimately selling the company.

Please click here to register online. We look forward to seeing you at the talk!
 
  
Speaker’s Biography
Clement Pang is the Chief Architect and Co-founder of Wavefront. He started the company with others in January 2013 (with venture funding from SHV, Sequoia and Tenaya Capital; total funding ~65M) and the company was acquired by VMware in May of 2017. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Clement graduated from St. Paul’s Co-educational College and studied Computer Science at Rice University after his secondary studies. Before Wavefront, Clement was a Staff Engineer at Google who led the infrastructure group that handled the processing of signals and machine learning models responsible for protecting major Google properties (AdWords, AdSense, Checkout and Gmail) against fraud and abuse. He is also the founding engineer of GLMX, a money market exchange that operates today from Palo Alto and New York.
 

 

 

 

 

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