Steven Hillion has been leading large engineering and analytics projects for twenty years. He founded Alpine Data, acquired by TIBCO, to build a collaborative platform for data science. Before that he led the global team of data scientists at Pivotal and developed a suite of open-source and enterprise software in machine learning. Earlier, he led engineering at a series of start-ups. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, and before that read mathematics at Oxford University.