Marshall Presser

Kensington, Maryland

Areas of Expertise:

  • Big Data
  • MPP Database
  • Hadoop
Marshall Presser is a Field Chief Technology Officer for Pivotal and is based in McLean VA. In addition to helping customers solve complex analytic problems with the Greenplum Database, he leads the Hadoop Virtual Field Team, working on issues of integrating Hadoop with relational databases.

Prior to coming to Pivotal (formerly Greenplum), he spent 12 years at Oracle, specializing in High Availability, Business Continuity, Clustering, Parallel Database Technology, Disaster Recovery and Large Scale Database Systems. Marshall has also worked for a number of hardware vendors implementing clusters and other parallel architectures. His background includes parallel computation, operating system and compiler development as well as private consulting for organizations in heath care, financial services, and federal and state governments.

Marshall holds a B.A in Mathematics and an M.A. in Economics and Statistics from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.Sc. in Computing from Imperial College, London.

Field Guide to Hadoop Field Guide to Hadoop
by Kevin Sitto, Marshall Presser
March 2015
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99