Mark Whalley

Mark Whalley

Vertica Systems Engineer, Micro Focus

From the early 1980s, Mark worked with Michael Stonebraker's Ingres RDBMS and then a number of column-store big data analytic technologies. In 2016, he joined HPE Big Data Platform as a Systems Engineer specializing in Vertica, Vertica SQL in Hadoop and more recently with Vertica EON.  In September 2017 he followed Vertica as it merged into Micro Focus – one of the world’s largest pure-play software companies in the world.
Mark is the founder of two Big Data and Machine Learning Meetups in the UK (London and Cambridge), with over 3.5K Members, and where he frequently delivers talks.  He has also spoken at the British Computer Society - Advanced Programming Specialist Group, The Institute for Analytics and Data Science at the University of Essex, Vertica Forums and elsewhere.  He is also a technical blogger and author.