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Stephen O’Sullivan ● What is their background? Stephen O’Sullivan is the owner of Data Whisperers. He is an expert in data architecture, infrastructure, and technical operations. Mr. O’Sullivan has deep experience in Hadoop usage and architecture and cutting-edge open source solutions for Big Data. He brings more than 20 years of experience creating enterprise applications and data management solutions for high availability and scale to his current position. Prior to Data Whisperers, Mr. O’Sullivan was VP, Engineering at Silicon Valley Data Science. Where is led the data engineering team to help SVDS clients become data driven, and obtain their business goals utilizing data. Prior to SVDS, he created and led the next generation data platform team at Walmart Labs as a senior director. He and his team architected and designed the data platform that will be used by all of Walmart's e-commerce business units. At Walmart Labs he spent time evaluating big data / database / datastore / data management vendors, from big name companies to stealth startups, as to how they would be used within Walmart’s eCommerce and store infrastructure. Mr. O’Sullivan evaluated, made recommendations and built solutions to address Walmart’s needs in security, high availability, scalability and performance. Prior to Walmart Labs, his tenure covers 3.5 years as director of system engineering at LiveOps running the company’s data, reporting and API teams; three years in data management for Yahoo’s search group; and eleven years as a senior engineer at Sun Microsystems.