People often ask me why I started working on Sisu. I didn’t get here by chance: even though we’re only two years old as a company, I’ve been working on new interfaces to analytics for over half a decade. And the more I spend time in this area, the more I believe that ranking and relevance for cloud data is the highest-impact opportunity in data today — so much so, that I’m all in.

Who needs a faster database?

In 2015, I was a twenty-five-year-old who’d just signed up for a seven-year run on the tenure track at Stanford, eager to make my name as…

Peter Bailis

Founder and CEO, Sisu Data (, former Assistant Professor, Stanford CS

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