Will Cairns is a Data Scientist at MapR Technologies. Prior to joining MapR, Will held engineering positions with HP/Vertica, Teleglobe Telecom, Vonage, and ITXC. In addition, Will has worked independently as a statistical consultant in a number of industries, including an NYC hedge fund, a number of Silicon Valley startups, and a Las Vegas casino. His specialties include statistics, machine learning, data mining, R Project, IPython, SAS, BI, SQL, PostgreSQL, hypothesis testing, and predictive modeling. Will has a Master’s Degree in Statistics from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In his free time, he enjoys running, playing guitar, and golf.