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Jim Webber & Rik Van Bruggen

Chief Scientist & Regional Vice President

Jim Webber is the Chief Scientist at Neo4j working on next-generation solutions for massively scaling graph data. Prior to joining Neo4j, Jim was a Professional Services Director with ThoughtWorks where he worked on large-scale computing systems in finance and telecoms. Jim has a Ph.D. in Computing Science from the Newcastle University, UK.

Rik Van Bruggen brings 10 years experience in sales, specifically in web-based application development and security/identity management to his work at Neo Technology. Previously with Courion and Imprivata, Rik has managed sales and strived for customer success across Europe. Rik is a Belgian technology addict with a passion for sales, family, friends, music, travel, and of course, good food and even better, beer. Rik also runs the Graphistania podcast on graph databases.

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Get these 10 insightful tips for creating successful graphs.

10 Tips for Creating Successful Graphs

To wrap up our blog series highlighting the Graph Databases For Dummies book, we wanted to share our top 10 tips for creating successful graph applications. These insightful graph database tips come from Chapter 6 of the book, and the download link for a free copy is at the bottom of this... read more

Check out highlights of Chapter 1.

Introducing Graph Databases For Dummies

Graph databases are the fastest growing database technology. Some people are drawn to graph databases for technical or performance reasons; others become interested because of the intuitive data model. One thing is clear: Graphs represent a departure from the relational and NoSQL models, but... read more