Founder and Principal @ Big Data Perspective, San Francisco CA

Entrepreneur in residence (EIR) & Senior Technical Advisor - Big Data Analytics at Launch Capital

Check out my new Book "Learning Cloudera Impala" - http://www.packtpub.com/using-cloudera-impala/book

Recently I worked at Platfora as Big Data Analytics engineer to work on one of a kind application which analyze + visualize big data on Hadoop. Previously, I worked at Microsoft, with Windows Azure and HDInsight Team to provide architecture and solution for Microsoft partners worldwide. I have successfully migrated more then 500+ customers from AWS, Google Apps, Rackspace and other hosting sites to Microsoft Windows Azure. I love working with Azure partners and solving their critical business problems. I also worked on HDInsight, Microsoft Apache Hadoop distribution project to get it running on Windows Azure and Windows Servers.

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