Mark Johnson is the Regional Director of Consulting - Northeast at Hortonworks a leading distribution of Apache Hadoop with over 25 years of application and data technology experience. Prior to joining Hortonworks, he was had roles evangelizing fast distributed data solutions at VMware and managing large development teams at CGI. When not working Mark heads up The New England Java Users Group, one of the worlds largest and oldest java users groups and spends time relaxing with his family.