Steven Totman is the Director of Field Technology and Financial Services Industry Lead for Cloudera’s Field Technology Office, helping companies monetize their Big Data assets using Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub. Steve joined Cloudera with over 15 years experience in large scale data processing; running strategy, product and engineering teams with hands on experience building and designing data architectures working with over 1000 + customer worldwide. Prior to Cloudera he was at Syncsort, IBM, Ascential, Informix and Ardent and was the key driver in the vision and creation of the IBM InfoSphere platform. His areas of focus include Big Data, Open Source software and development; Parallel processing, Data Governance, Data Discovery, Integration and Metadata. Steve was the DataStage worldwide product manager for over 7 years, the co-creator of Business Glossary and led the creation of IBM’s metadata and data governance platform. Steve holds several patents in data integration and metadata related designs and has deep vertical experience across industries with a focus in Financial Services and Telco he is a former Brit now based in NYC.