Israel Ekpo is a big data enthusiast, seasoned software engineer, computer scientist and data science practitioner. He has used and contributed to a variety of open source projects including but not limited to Apache Solr, Apache Lucene, Apache Flume and PHP.
He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University and is a Senior Software Engineer with the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online in Celebration, FL.
Israel resides in Davenport, Florida with his beautiful wife and handsome son.
Besides data science, his passion and interests include music and cooking (African and Caribbean delicacies).
Data is everywhere!
Ingest, digest, absorb, understand and use it.
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