Data Mesh; A principled introduction
YOW! Data 2021
For over half a century organizations have assumed that data is an asset to collect more of, and data must be centralized to be useful. These assumptions have led to centralized and monolithic architectures, such as data warehousing and data lake, that limit organization to innovate with data at scale.
Director of Emerging Technologies
Zhamak Dehghani works with ThoughtWorks as the director of emerging technologies in North America, with a focus on distributed systems and data architecture, and a deep passion for decentralized technology solutions.
She founded the concept of Data Mesh in 2018, a shift in analytical data management toward data decentralization, and since has been implementing the concept and evangelizing it in the wider industry.
Zhamak serves on multiple tech advisory boards including ThoughtWorks and contributes to the creation of ThoughtWorks Technology Radar. Zhamak has worked as a technologist for over 20 years and has contributed to multiple patents, distributed computing communications, and embedded device technologies.