PGCon2015 - final

PGCon 2015
The PostgreSQL Conference

Joe Celko

Joe Celko is an American relational database expert from Austin, Texas. He has participated on the ANSI X3H2 Database Standards Committee, and helped write the SQL-89 and SQL-92 standards. He is the author of a Morgan-Kaufmann series of books on SQL, and over 1200 published articles on SQL and other database topics. He had been a full-time statistician for several years.

Celko has a very wide range of industries and applications starting in 1965 with a National Science Fair prize job at the Pittman-Dunn Research labs at the Frankford Arsenal. His public sector consulting work has been for prison systems, medical organizations, NASA and defense contractors. He helped set up programming and Software Engineering standards for the US Army at AIRMICS and wrote regular columns on it in the trade press on Software Engineering.