Ellen Friedman is a solutions consultant and well-known speaker
and author, currently writing mainly about big data topics. She is a
committer for the Apache Drill and Apache Mahout projects. With a
PhD in Biochemistry, she has years of experience as a research scientist
and has written about a variety of technical topics, including
molecular biology, nontraditional inheritance, and oceanography.
Ellen is also coauthor of a book of magic-themed cartoons, A Rabbit Under the Hat (The Edition House). Ellen is on Twitter as @Ellen_Friedman.