ApacheCon US 2008 Speaker
Tom White has been an Apache Hadoop committer since February 2007, and is a member of the Apache Software Foundation. He is writing "Hadoop: The Definitive Guide" for O'Reilly. He works for Cloudera, a new startup providing Hadoop support. Previously he worked as an independent consultant specializing in Hadoop. Tom has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, and a Master's degree in History and Philosophy of Science from the Universities of Leeds, UK, and Florence, Italy.