Portrait of Johannes Gehrke

Johannes Gehrke

Technical Fellow


Johannes Gehrke is a Technical Fellow in E+D where he is leading architecture and machine learning for the Intelligent Communications and Conversations Cloud. Johannes’ research interests are in the areas of database systems, distributed systems, and machine learning. He has received a National Science Foundation Career Award, an Arthur P. Sloan Fellowship, a Humboldt Research Award, the 2011 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, and he is an ACM Fellow. Johannes co-authored the undergraduate textbook Database Management Systems (McGrawHill (2002), currently in its third edition), used at universities all over the world. He is a member of the ACM SIGKDD Executive Committee. From 1999 to 2015, Johannes was on the faculty in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, and from 2007 to 2008, he was Chief Scientist at FAST Search and Transfer.