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Work experience

Dec 2013Present

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 2009Dec 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 2007Aug 2009

Development Manager

Microsoft Corporation

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

Oct 2005Dec 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 2001Oct 2005

Developer Consultant

Microsoft Consulting Services - India

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

Jun 2000Apr 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 1997Jun 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 1995Sep 1997


Sensation Infotech - India

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


Microsoft Gold Star Award 

Microsoft India "Going the Extra Mile" Award 

Microsoft Commercial Software Initiative Award

Microsoft Worldwide Office System Solution Contest - 1st Place


Kellog on Marketing - Kellogg School of Management

Cloudera Certified Hadoop Developer

Microsoft Certified Solution Developer

Project Management Professional -Project Management Institute


Discussion of BigBench: A Proposed Industry Standard Performance Benchmark for Big Data

Predictive Analytics with Microsoft Big Data

Unified Security for the Hadoop Data Operating System across Workloads

How To Use Microsoft Excel to Visualize Hadoop Data

A Lap around Apache Spark 1.3.1 with HDP 2.3

Introducing Apache Hadoop to Developers

Ingesting and processing Real-time events with Apache Storm

How To Analyze Machine and Sensor Data

Visualize Website Clickstream Data

Introducing Apache Ambari for deploying and managing Apache Hadoop