Dan McClary currently serves as Principal Product Manager for Big Data and Hadoop at Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle he served as Director of Business Intelligence at Red Robot Labs in Palo Alto, CA. He previously was as a Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute where his research in Complex Systems focused on applying Hadoop to large scale graph problems. Dr. McClary received his PhD in Computer Science from Arizona State University, where his work centered on adaptive optimization of mobile and ad hoc networks. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Arizona State focused on hard real-time schedulability in distributed systems and was founder of imgSurf, a biometrics and electronic medical record company.