Joseph Conley holds a Master Of Science in Computer Science from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Scranton. He has developed large-scale, data-centric platforms for various companies and startups in the Greater Philadelphia area. Joe holds a patent for creating a system for anti-monotony detection in new home construction for master-planned communities and has also earned his AWS certificate for Data Analytics - Specialty (DAS-COI).

Joseph enjoys working on side projects and has contributed to several open-source projects. He shares his knowledge through various blogs, seminars, and online posts on social media. You can find him on Twitter/X at @jpc2_ and on his blog at Beyond his tech pursuits, Joe is an avid investor and enjoys spending time researching companies and business models. 

When not working on technical projects, Joe enjoys reading, and golfing, and is a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan. He enjoys spending his summers at the Jersey Shore with his wife Janine and four young boys.




Gaurav H Kankaria, with nearly a decade of experience in Data and Analytics, specializes in driving business growth for retail and financial clients. His expertise lies in architecting data-intensive solutions and leveraging AI/ML technologies to solve complex challenges.

Gaurav has a proven track record of delivering impactful results, from designing scalable data architectures to implementing predictive analytics solutions. He has served a diverse range of clients, spanning retail and financial sectors, where he has led projects to drive top-line and bottom-line improvements.

Gaurav holds an MBA in Finance from the Indian School of Business and a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology. He is also certified in AWS Cloud Practitioner, AWS Solutions Architect - Professional, AWS Data Analytics - Specialty, and AWS Security - Specialty.

As a technical reviewer for the book, Gaurav has contributed his expertise to ensure its quality and accuracy. Passionate about sharing his knowledge, he looks forward to the book's launch, aiming to empower professionals with actionable insights and expertise.