Rene Parra

Travel & Tourism

Information & Communications Technology

Apache Kafka KStreams Apache Hive Apache Spark Metadata Feature Stores Machine Leaning Model Deployment

Austin, Texas, United States

Rene Parra

Principle Architect, Expedia Group

Rene currently serves as Principal Architect at Expedia Group's Data and AI organization. Previously, he served as Chief Architect at Vrbo in the vacation rental space, recommending best practices, coding POCs to production, and helping architect the underlying infrastructure powering Vrbo’s Data Platform. He also has served a portion of his time making cloud engineering recommendations. Before Vrbo, he served on the developer’s council at eBay, and worked as a Staff Engineer for eBay Motors. Rene lives in Austin, TX and is an MIT Alumnus.