Sean is a tenured infrastructure scaling and cloud strategy consultant with a strong focus on strategic partnerships and innovative hybrid technology. He has been a part of integral shifts in technology including the rise of cloud computing, open source standardization, and big data. Sean quickly became a go-to resource and speaker for data specific workloads focusing on technologies like Hadoop, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, SQL, and Data Warehousing. At Rackspace Hosting, Sean helped build and launch open-source cloud platforms around Hadoop, MongoDB, Elasticsearch and Redis. Sean was previously marketing manager for IT Solutions at Cloudera; the pioneers of Apache Hadoop, and is now the Head of Product Marketing at Vectara.