John Hugg, founding engineer & Manager of Developer Outreach at VoltDB, specializes in the development of databases, information management software, and distributed systems. As the first engineer on the VoltDB product, he worked with the team of academics at MIT, Yale, and Brown to build H-Store, VoltDB’s research prototype. John also helped build the world-class engineering team at VoltDB to continue development of the company’s open source and commercial products. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science and an M.S. in Computer Science from Tufts University.