Leon Clayton is a results-oriented Hadoop architect skilled in big data strategy, solution design, POC setups, implementations, and technical problem solving. As a Solution Architect for MapR, Leon is responsible for designing and implementing MapR-based solutions to address business problems in various industry verticals. Prior to that role, Leon was a Systems Engineer for EMC, where he configured software, hardware and services solutions for EMC customers. Leon also spent eight years at NetApp in a variety of positions, including Escalation Consultant, Field Escalation Engineer, Storage Consultant, member of the UK Field Performance Team, and Consulting System Engineer. Earlier in his career, Leon was a Network Manager for Philips Semiconductors.
Leon holds an HND in Engineering and Computers from the Royal Navy, as well as an Engineer’s Degree in Real Time Combat Systems.