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Ellen Friedman

Principal technologist and data scientist

Ellen Friedman is principal technologist for MapR, a scientist, and O'Reilly author currently writing about a variety of open source and big data topics. Ellen is a committer on the Apache Drill and Mahout projects, and she has a PhD in biochemistry. Ellen is coauthor of a number of short data books published by O’Reilly Media, including Machine Learning Logistics, Streaming Architecture, thePractical Machine Learning series, Time Series Databases, and Introduction to Apache Flink. Ellen has been an invited speaker at Strata + Hadoop in London, Berlin Buzzwords, Nike Tech Talks, the University of Sheffield Methods Institute, and Philly ETE as well as a keynote speaker for Big Data London and for NoSQL Matters in Barcelona.