John Piekos leads Cazena's engineering organization in developing intelligent, automated big data as a service technologies. He has over 30 years of experience leading teams and building software, delivering both enterprise and cloud-based solutions. John has held technical leadership positions at several companies, most recently at VoltDB. As VP of Engineering and Chief Security Officer, he was responsible for product development, security, QA, documentation, customer support and success. Previously, at Progress Software he led the OpenEdge database, ObjectStore database and Orbix product lines. John was also vice president of Web Engineering at EasyAsk, and chief architect Novera Software, where he led the effort to build the industry's first Java Application Server. John holds a MS in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and BS in Computer Science from the University of Lowell.