Chief Field Technologist, HP Big Data Business Unit, HP Software
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In October of 2010, Walt became the first hire west of Denver for Vertica, makers of the Vertica Analytics software platform for real-time analytics of structured and unstructured data. Since then, he has helped build the HP Vertica customer base and team in the Western USA. He has worked with a wide variety of SQL and NOSQL technologies as well as tools and techniques for analytics. Now as Chief Field Technologist with HP Vertica, Walt has the unique pleasure of addressing customer needs with the continuing evolution of Vertica and HAVEn, the HP Big Data strategy that links hardware, software, services, and business transformation consulting for successful execution.