Conversations with... Ellen Friedman

Episode five of our Conversations with Berlin Buzzwords series is our last of the year. We are happy to share with you a conversation with Ellen Friedman. Ellen is Principal Technologist with MapR, a speaker and an author, and is currently writing mainly about big data topics. She is a committer for the Apache Drill and Apache Mahout projects. We are also very happy to have Ellen as one of the newest members of our program committee.

Nina and Ellen discussed how she got involved in big data and open source, the pros of open communities and open development, her plans for the future, and much more.

Our Berlin Buzzwords Project Manager, Nina Müller, has been speaking to some of the important and interesting people who have been involved with Berlin Buzzwords over the years. Over the coming weeks we will be publishing these conversations to give you some insight into the world of Berlin Buzzwords. Stay tuned in the new year when we will being you some more exciting interviews.

Follow Ellen on twitter @Ellen_Friedman

Find out more about Ellens work at MapR here

Watch Ellen’s previous Berlin Buzzwords talks here