The attitudes that you inspire in your kids are going to be with them forever.
— Jim Starkey
Founder and Strategic Advisor NuoDB
Database architect Jim Starkey, an innovator who was working in computer science right at the cusp of the adoption of the Internet, spoke at the STEM² Summit about pioneering special database technology through InterBase, lessons he learned along the way, and how educators can prepare their students for the next tech disruption.
Starkey's forty-year career in software engineering has focused on the intersection of networks, databases, and data access languages. He specializes in discovering the flaws in conventional wisdom.
The attitudes that you inspire in your kids are going to be with them forever. If you teach them to adapt and to look beyond what everybody knows, then you have a kid who has the potential to do something major.