"Hadoop Analytics on your data in place"
Steve Watt leads engineering for the Hadoop and Big Data program at Red Hat. Most recently Steve has been focusing on Hadoop Interoperability and better enabling Hadoop support for alternative filesystems. Prior to Red Hat, Steve spent 2 years at Hewlett-Packard, first co-founding the Hadoop business and then leading engineering as the Hadoop CTO. Prior to HP, Steve was at IBM for 10 years where he created IBMs first Hadoop Distribution and was part of the team that built BigSheets, the first spreadsheet interface for Hadoop.