Paul Brebner (picture)
Open Source Technology Evangelist


Since learning to program on a VAX 11/780, Paul has extensive R&D and consulting experience in distributed systems, technology innovation, software architecture and engineering, software performance and scalability, grid and cloud computing, and data analytics and machine learning.

Paul is the Technology Evangelist at Instaclustr. He’s been learning new scalable technologies, solving realistic problems and building applications, and blogging about Apache Cassandra, Spark, Zeppelin, and Kafka.

Paul has worked at UNSW, several tech start-ups, CSIRO, UCL (UK), & NICTA. Paul has helped pre-empt and solve significant software architecture and performance problems for clients including Defence and NBN Co. Paul has an MSc in Machine Learning and a BSc (Computer Science and Philosophy).