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Jim Scott is Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies. Jim helped build the Hadoop, Streaming and Cloud communities in Chicago as cofounder of the Chicago Hadoop Users Group. He has implemented these technologies at a variety of different companies, supporting a many enterprise use cases from managing Points of Interest for mapping applications, to Online Transactional Processing in digital advertising, as well as full data center monitoring and general data processing. Jim has held positions at several companies including SPINS, Conversant, Aircell, NAVTEQ, and Dow Chemical. Jim speaks at many industry events around the world on big data related technologies and enterprise architecture. When he’s not solving business problems with technology, Jim enjoys cooking, watching-and-quoting movies and spending time with his wife and kids. Jim is on Twitter as @kingmesal.