Tim Spann has over a decade of experience with IoT, Big Data, Distributed Computing, Streaming technologies and Java programming. He has a BS and MS in Computer Science. He has been a Senior Solutions Architect at AirisData working with Spark and Machine Learning. Before that he was a Senior Field Engineer for Pivotal. He blogs for DZone where he is the Big Data Zone Leader. He runs a popular meetup in Princeton on Big Data and Spark. He currently is a Solutions Engineer II at Hortonworks working with Apache Spark, Big Data, IoT, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. He will be speaking at the upcoming Data Works Summit in Berlin in April.