Brian is CTO at Health Market Science (HMS), which was recently acquired by LexisNexis. He is responsible for their Big Data platform, which is powered by Storm and Cassandra, and delivers real-time data management and analytics as a service for the healthcare industry.
Brian won InfoWorldâ€™s Technology Leadership award in 2013 and was named one of the inaugural Datastax Cassandra MVPs in 2012.
He runs numerous open source projects around Storm and Cassandra and is author of the book, Storm Blueprints: Patterns for Distributed Real-time Computation.
Brian also has a number of patents in data management and AI/NLP, and holds a B.S. in C.S. from Brown University.