ApacheCon Europe 2009 Speaker
Aaron Kimball has been working with Hadoop since early 2007. Aaron has worked with the NSF and several other universities nationally and internationally to advance education in the field of large-scale data-intensive computing. He helped create and deliver academic course materials first used at the University of Washington, which were later adopted by many other academic institutions, as well as Hadoop training materials used by several industry partners. Aaron has also worked as an independent consultant focusing on Hadoop and Amazon EC2-based systems. Aaron holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University, and an M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington.