VP, Public Sector
Cloudera Government Solutions, Inc.
Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Mercedes Westcott, vice president of Cloudera‘s public sector business, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena.
Westcott has held her current role since September 2013 and is also a member of the federal advisory board at ThreatStream.
In a November 2014 interview with ExecutiveBiz, she described the shift of Cloudera’s government segment from an intelligence-focused business to one that includes programs for the Defense Department and the civilian and federal system integrator communities.
She also noted the potential for agencies to optimize IT infrastructure and leverage data for business by using Hadoop as a storage and analytics tool.
“Agencies and industry continue to adapt processing and implement ways of getting value from unconventional data stores,” she said.
“[They] have to be ready for the change that will accelerate with the emergence of the ‘Internet of Things.'”
Cloudera’s enterprise data hub is based on open source Hadoop.
Executive Mosaic extends its congratulations to Mercedes Westcott and the Cloudera team for their selection to receive this award.
|MERCEDES WESTCOTT, JOHN STEWART, GREG OSLAN JOIN THREATSTREAM ADVISORY BOARD||Mar 23, 2015|
|Mercedes Westcott, John Stewart, Greg Oslan Join ThreatStream Advisory Team||Mar 20, 2015|
|Mercedes Westcott Chosen to Wash100 for Leadership in Data Integration, Storage||Feb 25, 2015|
|MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills||Feb 24, 2015|
|Mercedes Westcott, Cloudera Public Sector VP, Inducted Into Wash100 for Data Integration and Storage Leadership||Feb 13, 2015|
|Mercedes Westcott on Cloudera’s Hadoop Focus, How to Advance Big Data in Gov’t||Nov 12, 2014|
|Executive Profile: Mercedes Westcott, Cloudera Public Sector VP||Oct 14, 2014|
- no media items -