Dan is a four-time Microsoft Integration MVP with 14 years of experience delivering solutions on Microsoft and Solaris platforms in the financial services, insurance, banking, telecommunications, and logistics industries. He has specialized in high-volume and low-latency distributed applications. His recent focus has been on Hadoop, evolutionary computation and GPU computing. Dan speaks frequently on leading-edge technology and its impact on the enterprise landscape. Dan is the author of “Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Patterns.” Dan is a senior architect in the Technology Integration practice at West Monroe Partners, an international, full-service business and technology-consulting firm focused on guiding organizations through projects that fundamentally transform their businesses.