HBaseCon Program Committee

The HBaseCon 2014 Program Committee is a group of volunteers whose only goal is to make HBaseCon content as interesting and actionable as possible. Thanks, HBaseCon PC!

Gary Helmling
Software Engineer, Continuuity HBase Committer since December 2010
Gary Gary is a Committer and PMC member for the Apache HBase project. He works on HBase and Hadoop development at Continuuity, and has contributed to security, coprocessors, and the RPC stack. In past roles, Gary has worked at Twitter, Trend Micro, and Meetup.

Lars Hofhansl
Architect, Salesforce.com HBase Committer since October 2011
Lars Lars is an HBase Committer and PMC member. He is an Architect at Salesforce.com, where he leads HBase development efforts, recently focusing on performance, backup, and disaster recovery. In the past, Lars held engineering roles at PeopleSoft and Digital Equipment Corp.

Jonathan Hsieh
Software Engineer, Cloudera HBase Committer since January 2012
Jonathan Jonathan is a Software Engineer with Cloudera, currently focused on the HBase project. He is an HBase committer and PMC member, a committer and founder of the Apache Flume project, and a committer on the Apache Sqoop project.

Andrew Purtell
Systems Architect, Intel HBase Committer since October 2008
Andrew Andrew is a Committer and PMC member for the HBase project. Andrew is a Principal Architect at Intel in the Big Data Platform Engineering Group, whose current focus includes security, coprocessors, the next generation of commodity hardware, and the constraints of the Java sandbox on the Hadoop ecosystem. Previously, Andrew worked at Trend Micro, Sparta, and McAfee.

Chunhui Shen
Senior Software Engineer, Taobao HBase Committer since January 2013
Chunhui Chunhui Shen is a committer for the HBase project. He is a senior software engineer on Taobao's HBase team, focused on building highly available and reliable online table services, including security, multi-tenancy, and IO resource isolation.

Enis Söztutar
Member of Technical Staff, Hortonworks HBase Committer since September 2012
Enis Enis is an HBase, Hadoop, and Gora committer and a member of the Apache Software Foundation. He has been using and developing Hadoop ecosystem projects since 2007. He is currently working at HortonWorks as a part of the HBase engineering team.

Michael Stack - Chair
Software Engineer, Cloudera HBase Committer since May 2007
Michael Michael is an engineer on Cloudera's HBase team. He is Chair of the HBase PMC and a member of the Hadoop PMC.

Liyin Tang
Software Engineer, Facebook HBase Committer since May 2012
Liyin Liyin is a software engineer for the Data Infrastructure team at Facebook, where he focuses on building high available and reliable storage services, and helps the service scale in the face of exponential data growth. Liyin is an HBase committer and contributes to other open source projects including HDFS and Apache Hive.

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