Andrew Goade is a Sales Engineer for MapR. Prior to MapR, Andrew was a Solution Architect and Product Specialist for Forsythe, one of the largest independent IT integrators in North America, where he designed and scoped enterprise architectures for IBM Power Systems environments. Earlier in his career, Andrew was the Director of IT Production Services for Hub Group, a transportation management company. He began his career as a Programmer Analyst for McLeodUSA, where he was responsible for application design and development. Andrew holds a B.S.B. in Computer Management from Eastern Illinois University, and an M.B.A. from Elmhurst College.