Technology Evangelist at Instaclustr by NetApp. For the last 5 years, Paul has been learning new open source technologies, building realistic demonstration applications, writing blogs, and presenting at international conferences including FOSSASIA, All Things Open and ApacheCon. Paul has extensive R&D, teaching and consulting experience in distributed systems, technology innovation, software architecture, and engineering, software performance and scalability, grid and cloud computing, and data analytics and machine learning. Previously he worked at UNSW, several start-ups, CSIRO, UCL, NICTA and ANU. He has an MSc in Machine Learning (1st Class Honours, Waikato).