Apache: Big Data North America 2017 will be held at the Intercontinental Miami in Miami, Florida. 

Register now for the event taking place May 16-18, 2017. 


Amazon EMR
Tak Lon (Stephen) Wu is a software development engineer of Amazon EMR. Before joining the company, he was working toward his PhD at Indiana University and got his candidate in late 2015. His research interests are Big data application analysis, MapReduce, data mining and performance benchmarking. While working at Amazon EMR, Stephen is a member of EMR application team that builds releases, contributes patches internally and externally to open source community. Also, he is one of key members of EMR team for performance analysis. Stephen has done two academic presentations in DataCloud '14 @ SC14 and MTAGS '15 @ SC15 for his personal research papers before joining EMR.