Ifigeneia (Ifi) is a Systems Engineer at Cloudera, focusing on helping enterprises solve big data problems using Hadoop. Prior to Cloudera, Ifi was a Presales Technical Consultant at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise where she provided technical expertise for Vertica and IDOL, HPE's big data platforms. She holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Yale University.
Dr. David Whitehouse, Sr. Systems Engineer, Cloudera
Dr. David Whitehouse is a systems engineer at Cloudera helping companies in the Northeast adopt Hadoop-based big data solutions. David began his career as a Ph.D particle physicist at the Los Alamos and Brookhaven National Laboratories where he led the development of very large scale distributed data acquisition and analysis systems – solving big data problems before it was called big data. He left research to become the CTO of an early Internet systems integrator where he built one of the first certified Java development and training centers in the US and helped many companies bring internet technologies into their core business applications. In the intervening years, Dr. Whitehouse has remained passionate about using new technologies to drive business value – working at IBM as a software architect and technical product manager specializing in open source data services, cloud Platform as a Service, Data Warehousing mobile development and system integration; and at Datameer delivering easy-to-use analytic tools built on Hadoop.