Marshall Presser is a Field Chief Technology Officer for Pivotal, Inc. Prior to his current position, he spent 12 years at Oracle, specializing in High Availability, Business Continuity, Clustering, Disaster Recovery and Large Scale Database Systems. Marshall has also worked for a number of hardware vendors implementing clusters and other parallel architectures. His background includes parallel computation, operating system and compiler development as well as private consulting for organizations in healthcare, financial services, and federal and state governments. Marshall holds a B.A in Mathematics and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.Sc. in Computing from Imperial College, London.