Andrew Carr is a highly experienced technical professional with over 20 years of expertise in the Financial Services and Network Management domains. Andrew has worked for reputed organizations such as Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, EADS/Airbus, and Nortel. Andrew's main areas of interest and expertise are in low latency Front Office trading systems, large-scale network management, and technologies involved in processing large volumes of data. Andrew is currently exploring data processing technologies such as Hadoop, Apache Spark, Flink, Samza, Cassandra, Redshift, Kafka, RabbitMQ, and technologies that scale outwards like Redis, Postgres, MariaDB, and MySQL. He is actively involved in several technical meetup groups, and he is an organizer of some and a presenter at many others. Andrew holds a degree in Computer Science from Newcastle University.