MetiStream is a Washington DC-based business offering solutions and expertise in implementing highly scalable real-time analytic, integration and streaming solutions using innovative Big Data open source technologies such as Kafka and Spark. Founded by industry experts with experience from global technology companies such as IBM, Netezza, TIBCO Software, and Accenture, MetiStream helps customers shorten the Time-to-Value issues seen in legacy and batch environments. Customers look to MetiStream to help accelerate their big data journey, conquer the real-time data integration and ingestion challenges, and most importantly, gain deeper insight into their business. MetiStream is the founder and organizer of both the Washington DC Area Apache Spark Interactive Meetup with 2000+ members and the VA/MD/DC Big Data Healthcare Meetup.