Crystal Valentine

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Crystal Valentine is VP of Technology Strategy at MapR Technologies with a background in big data research and practice. Dr. Valentine has nearly two decades’ experience in big data research and practice. A former professor of computer science at Amherst College, she is the author of various academic publications in the areas of big data, algorithms and high-performance computing, and she holds a patent for Extreme Virtual Memory.

As a former consultant at Ab Initio Software working with Fortune 500 companies to design and implement high-throughput, mission-critical applications and as a tech expert consulting for equity investors focused on technology, she has developed significant business experience in the enterprise computing industry.

Dr. Valentine received her doctorate in Computer Science from Brown University and was a Fulbright Scholar to Italy.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Crystal Valentine and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.