Sean is Director of Data Science at Cloudera in London. Before Cloudera, he founded Myrrix Ltd. (now the Oryx project) to commercialise large-scale real-time recommender systems on Hadoop. He is an Apache Spark committer and a co-author of O’Reilly Media’s Advanced Analytics with Spark. He was a committer and VP for Apache Mahout, and co-author of Mahout in Action. Previously, Sean was a senior engineer at Google. He holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA from Harvard University.