Jeffrey Jestes received the BS degree in computer science from Florida State University in 2008. He was a PhD student in the Computer Science Department, Florida State University between August 2008 and July 2011. He is a PhD student at the School of Computing, University of Utah, Since August 2011. He has interned twice with Microsoft Research in the eXtreme Computing Group during his PhD, studying solutions to problems in massive data. His current research interests include summarizing massive data in distributed and parallel frameworks; ranking, monitoring, and tracking big data; scalable query processing in large databases.