James Horsch is a Solution Engineer at Hortonworks where he spends his time supporting Michigan. Prior to Hortonworks, James worked as DBA/Architect at Valassis where he was responsible for all things database related and application architecture. Before joining Valassis, James spent time at Kelly Services and Kmart where he developed/supported many applications and platforms. In his spare time James enjoys spending time with his three sons. James also enjoys boating, sports, technology, and movies.