Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2013 - Present

Product Manager


Bootstrapped the Developer Advocacy Platform for Hortonworks and propelled Hortonworks Sandbox as the most popular Hadoop environment among all Hadoop vendors leading up to the recent IPO

Shipped HDP 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, HDP on Azure and Hortonworks Sandbox on Azure

Aug 2009 - Dec 2013

Product Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Owned various Product Management responsibilities for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft HDInsight Service on Azure, contributing to the growth of SQL Server annual revenue from $ 2 Bn to $ 7 Bn.

Dec 2007 - Aug 2009

Development Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Led an incubation team to prototype and develop the first Windows HPC Online Service

Oct 2005 - Dec 2007

Developer Evangelist

Microsoft Corporation

Bootstrapped the ISV Developer program to migrate existing High Performance Computing applications and develop new applications for Windows HPC Server 

Apr 2001 - Oct 2005

Developer Consultant

Microsoft Consulting Services - India

Deliver some of the most strategic projects for Microsoft as an Architecture Consultant and Developer Consultant

Jun 2000 - Apr 2001

Developer/Developer Manager

MyZus Ltd - India

Developed a product for telecom operators enabling them to provide their subscribers an optimized access to any resources on the Internet through channels like Voice (POTS), WAP, HTML Browser and handhelds like Palm and PocketPC.

Sep 1997 - Jun 2000

Developer/Developer Manager

AAL Infotech - India

Developed the first online stock trading platform for Ivest Ltd

Developed an ERP for PVC Sheet and Pipe manufacturer Assam Asbestos Ltd.

Jun 1995 - Sep 1997


Sensation Infotech - India

Developed a Document Management System, Inventory Management System for Department for Telecom, India and West Bengal Telecom Circle.