Matthew Lescohier was a Senior Director of Business Development at MapR where he was responsible for strategic partnerships and alliances with public cloud and GSI partners. Prior to joining MapR, Matt was a mechanical engineer for 4 years, then spent 5 years as a management consultant advising senior executives on strategy, operations and technology at Booz & Company (now part of PWC). He holds a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time with family, sailing and windsurfing.
Blog Posts by Matthew Lescohier
May 29, 2015 | By Matthew Lescohier
Get Hands-on with Hadoop and Apache Drill in Minutes: Take the MapR Test Drive on AWS
The MapR Distribution including Hadoop is now available in a private IT sandbox environment on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Test Drive. We’ve partnered with AWS to create this lab environment so that you can gain hands-on experience with Hadoop. With...Read more
April 06, 2015 | By Matthew Lescohier
Do More with Amazon EMR and MapR
I’m writing to share some good news about the MapR Distribution on Amazon EMR. As of 4/6, version 4.0.2 of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop will be available for customers to deploy using Amazon EMR. Customers can quickly and easily use Amazon EMR...Read more
November 21, 2014 | By Matthew Lescohier
Amazon Web Services Just Made Running MapR Even Easier
I am excited to share some good news about the MapR Distribution on Amazon EMR. First, Amazon Web Services has added support for the latest generation Amazon EC2 instance families with the Community (M3), Enterprise (M5), and Enterprise Database (M7...Read more
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