Dan McCreary is a Distinguished Engineer working for the Optum Advanced Technology Collaborative. He helps businesses within United Healthcare (Fortune 6) evaluate advanced technologies including AI, Graph and NoSQL. Dan has a background in solution architecture, search, machine learning, and NLP. He is the co-author of the book “Making Sense of NoSQL” and was the co-founder of the Dataversity NoSQL Now! series of conferences. His current research is helping organization evaluate the cost-effectiveness of migrating from relational to graph databases. In the past Dan worked for Steve Jobs at NeXT computer and Bell Labs as an integrated circuit designer.