Braden Callahan is a Solutions Architect for MapR, where he is focused on helping companies build next-generation data platforms. Prior to joining MapR, Braden built out the Business Intelligence team at Demand Media, helping to organize, track and measure the performance of millions of digital media assets. In the past, he owned his own consulting company, where he taught many organizations how to leverage valuable data within their companies. Earlier in his career, he was a consultant for both Philips Medical Systems and Sensible Solutions. Braden holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.