Mark Brooks, principal systems engineer at Kinetica, has more than 20 years of experience designing and developing distributed systems. At Kinetica, Mark is championing the role of GPUs in accelerating large-scale, in-memory analytics. Previously, Mark spent four years at Cloudera implementing Hadoop-based solutions in a range of verticals, including healthcare, telco, and financial services. Prior to that, Mark held technical, engineering, and consulting roles at a variety of software companies. He holds a BA from UC Berkeley.