Donát is a software engineer with 15+ years of experience in the tech industry with a strong focus on data-related products in the past five years. He has worked with and led teams at companies such as Cloudera, Ericsson and IBM. He is also an officer of the Apache Foundation. He graduated from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and studied with scholarships at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the Aquincum Institute of Technology. Donát has also been a guest lecturer at BME teaching programming to computer engineering and electrical engineering students.