Jason Lowe is a distinguished software engineer at NVIDIA. He is a PMC member of Apache Hadoop and Tez. Prior to NVIDIA, he worked for Yahoo on the Big Data Platform team on Apache Hadoop and Tez. He has held positions of architect for the embedded Linux OS group in Motorola and principal programmer at Volition Games. Jason holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.