George designed and productized the first MDX Engine SDK that powers the majority of today’s MDX OLAP engines. He also designed and implemented the first engine to recover the star-schema from an OLAP cube. He is the CTO of Simba Technologies where he directs the product line that spans traditional SQL databases to NoSQL data stores to Big Data/Hadoop data technologies. Simba is the leading supplier for technologies that bridge Hadoop, Google BigQuery and similar technologies with proven and established enterprise-class reporting and analytic tools. George has a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from University of British Columbia. Catch him and his views on data at blogs.simba.com.