Eddie is Chief Big Data Evangelist at Splunk, and has served in a variety of roles, including developer, engineer, architect and CTO over his 23-year career. He has been a long-time Big Data user, even before it was the cool thing to do. More recently, he was able to revolutionize the way a leading online travel agency delivers their core Web applications that resulted in improved user experience. He created a highly scalable and flexible Big Data environment using best-in-breed tools, and as a result, was able to retire 35 other systems.
Eddie has done guest lectures at universities, and presents at several conferences and symposiums yearly. He is a recognized expert in the field of Big Data and has presented at many global conferences on the topic. Eddie has a B.S. in Computer Science from Indiana University.