Jim DowlingSenior Researcher, SICS Swedish ICT
Jim Dowling is an Associate Professor at the School of Information and Communications Technology in the Department of Software and Computer Systems at KTH Royal Institute of Technology as well as a Senior Researcher at SICS – Swedish ICT. He received his Ph.D. in Distributed Systems from Trinity College Dublin (2005) and worked at MySQL AB (2005-2007). He is a distributed systems researcher and his research interests are in the area of large-scale distributed computer systems. He is lead architect of Hadoop Open Platform-as-a-Service (www.hops.io), a next generation distribution of Hadoop for Humans.