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Episode 071 | Tim Berglund - Emphasis on Service

Episode 071 | Tim Berglund - Emphasis on Service

Tim Berglund talks with Dave Rael about being a geek, forms of value, creative expression, and buliding a platform for tech education

Tim Berglund is a teacher, author, and technology leader with DataStax, where he serves as the Director of Training. He can frequently be found speaking at conferences in the United States and all over the world. He is the co-presenter of various O’Reilly training videos on topics ranging from Git to Mac OS X Productivity Tips to Distributed Systems, and is the author of Gradle Beyond the Basics. He tweets as @tlberglund, blogs very occasionally at, and lives in Littleton, CO, USA with the wife of his youth and their youngest child.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Tim Berglund
3:55 - Tim on having been a Meetup organizer
5:42 - Tim at DataStax
7:31 - Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise
9:03 - Tim's definition of value
12:32 - The things that "light Tim up"
14:26 - How Tim got started with software