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Bennett Wineholt
Cloud Systems Engineer

Bennett Wineholt

Bennett joined the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing in 2016 as a Cloud Systems Engineer in the Systems Group. He previously spent two years at Knewton as a startup software engineer developing API infrastructure for personalized education software and one year at Moat developing data processing pipelines for video advertising analytics to support better brand advertising.

Send email or phone 607.255.6302.

Areas of Research or Expertise

  • Management of Red Cloud and Amazon cloud systems
  • Deployment and configuration of Hadoop ecosystem tools
  • Deployment and maintenance of Docker infrastructure tools
  • Data processing architecture planning, development and maintenance
  • Optimization for highly parallel applications
  • Installation of genomics and computer vision libraries and applications
  • Scripting in Bash and Python languages
  • Web API design and development


  • M.Eng., Computer Science, Cornell University, 2013.
  • B.A., Computer Science, Cornell University, 2011.

Selected Publications

Personal Interests

  • Board games, sailing, hiking, camping, and theatrical combat with the Ithaca Ring of Steel troupe.