ApacheCon NA 2010
Chris Mattman is a senior computer scientist in the Instrument and Data Systems section at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering. He has a wealth of experience in software design and in the construction of large-scale data-intensive systems. His work has infected a broad set of communities, ranging from helping NASA unlock data from its next generation of earth science system satellites, to assisting graduate students at USC in the study of software architecture, all the way to helping industry and open source as a member of the Apache Tika, Nutch and Incubator Project Management Committees (PMCs). Chris is a principal contributor to JPL’s Object Oriented Data Technology (OODT) that is now part of the Apache Incubator and he is the current VP of Apache Tika and an ASF member.