Datameer provides a powerful analytics solution built on Apache Hadoop that helps business users access, analyze and visualize massive amounts of data. This presentation and demo will provide a technical deep-dive into how Datameer extends your Hadoop cluster to: - Simplify the integration and transformation of disparate data sources - Provide self-service analytics and visualization to business users using a web-based spreadsheet interface to generate MapReduce jobs. - Dramatically speed time-to-value for your Big Data projects. Real-world use cases in industries including financial services, retail and new media will be discussed. Speaker: Dr. David Whitehouse is a Solutions Engineer at Datameer where he works with clients to implement Big Data solutions using Datameer and Hadoop. Prior to joining Datameer, David was a software architect at IBM, the CTO of an Internet development company and a Research Scientist at the Los Alamos and Brookhaven National Laboratories.