Accumulo Summit Keynote Speakers

Accumulo Summit 2014 is proud to announce the following keynote speakers.

>General Keith Alexander

General Keith Alexander (Retired)

Former Director/Chief of the NSA/CSS & Commander U.S. Cyber Command

General Keith B. Alexander, USA, served as the Commander, U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (NSA/CSS), Fort George G. Meade, MD. As Commander, USCYBERCOM, he was responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting operations and defense of DoD computer networks as directed by USSTRATCOM. As the Director of NSA and Chief of CSS, he was responsible for a Department of Defense agency with national foreign intelligence, combat support, and U.S. national security information system protection responsibilities.

>Dr. John Wilson, MD

Dr. John Wilson, MD

Vice President — Product Analytics, Optum

Dr. John Wilson, MD, leads development of the Optum Care Suite solution. Previously, John led international product management, focusing on revenue cycle management payment cycle management and population health management.

Dr. Wilson has worked in health care in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

He has a BSc, with honors, in Physiology from the University of London and holds a medical degree from Guys, Kings and St. Thomas Medical School, London.

Josh Elser

Josh Elser

Member of Technical Staff, Hortonworks

Josh has been an Apache Accumulo Committer and PMC for ~2 years and has been actively using it for about as long. He enjoys working on distributed system problems and is an open source proponent. He is currently employed by Hortonworks and has a degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Sean Busbey

Sean Busbey

Software Engineer, Cloudera

Sean is a Software Engineer on Cloudera's Storage team where he works on Apache Accumulo. Sean started using Accumulo in 2009 to build applications within the intelligence community. Earlier this year he became a committer and joined the project's PMC.