Jim Scott is director of enterprise strategy and architecture at MapR Technologies and is an experienced leader having worked in financial services, regulatory, digital advertising, IoT, manufacturing, healthcare, chemicals and geographical management systems. He is a cofounder of the Chicago Hadoop Users Group (CHUG) where he helped grow a now flourishing community around next generation technologies. Jim has built systems scaling to 50+ billion transactions per day, and his work with high-throughput computing at Dow Chemical was a precursor to more standardized big data concepts. His passion is in building forward looking technology solutions, especially those related to big data and blockchain. Jim speaks on these technologies at many industry events around the world, and is also the creator of the enterprise data-fabric architecture, Zeta Architecture. Jim is on Twitter as @kingmesal.