Chief Technology Officer at Koverse, a SAIC Company
Aaron has built multiple, large-scale, big data systems that are used by the intelligence,
defense, finance, and healthcare industries. He has a passion for delivering products that are
transformative, based on close customer collaboration and iterative development.
Aaron spent five years as a researcher for the National Security Agency (NSA) where he
developed and deployed into operations dozens of advanced analytical techniques. He is also
the founder of Apache Accumulo, a scalable and secure data store on top of Apache Hadoop
and the author of the O’Reilly book, Accumulo: Application Development, Table Design, and
Best Practices. Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the
University of Maryland College Park.'