Our guest today is Ellen Friedman. Ellen is currently the Principal Technologist at MapR, a data platform company. And she took the scenic route to get there! These days, Ellen is well known as a keynote speaker, tech writer and open source leader. But this transition didn’t happen overnight. Listen to hear how Ellen went from a career as a biochemist to principal technologist!
Ellen received a PhD from Rice University and started her career in scientific research. But her curiosity for cutting edge ideas and her passion for communication has created a truly unique voice in technology.