Nicolás Morales is a Solution Engineer from IBM's Big Data Enablement team based in IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, Calif. He is responsible for the development of technical assets for the IBM Big Data portfolio, and he also leads the Silicon Valley Big Data Developer Meetup group. Previously, Nicolás held several other positions in IBM, including serving as a Notes Application Developer, Build Engineer and Project Manager. He joined IBM in 2000 and this summer, will receive his Master’s degree in Software Engineering from San Jose State University. Connect with him on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolasjmorales/ and Twitter @NicolasJMorales.