& Accel Partners to host Cloudera CTO and co-founder, Amr Awadallah on 14th March in Bangalore & Accel Partners to host Cloudera CTO and co-founder, Amr Awadallah on 14th March in Bangalore

Friday March 01, 2013,

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Cloudera CTO Amr Awadallah
YourStory & Accel Partners Meetup with Amr Awadallah, Co-founder & CTO, Cloudera

We at along with Accel Partners are thrilled to announce that Amr Awadallah from Cloudera will be interacting with Indian entrepreneurs on 14th March in Bangalore.

Cloudera is a leader in the world of big data and Hadoop, with several enterprise-class big data products in its portfolio. In fact, a significant part of Cloudera's engineering capacity is dedicated to upstream projects that form the foundation of the open-source Hadoop toolchain, making Cloudera an undisputed leader in the big-data space.

Cloudera is believed to be valued over $700 million and its investors include Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and Ignition Partners among others, and is all set to capture a large pie of the massive big data market. Cloudera has an impressive list of customers in the likes of NetApp, eBay, BlackBerry, Nokia, Qualcomm, Trend Micro, The Walt Disney Company and Rackspace.

Amr is going to spend time and interact with the entrepreneurs here in Bangalore, and share with us his learning from building Cloudera. Register NOW with our ticketing partners MeraEvents or Ayojak , as we have very limited seats.

Venue: ITC Gardenia, Bangalore

Date: 14th March

Time: 10:00 - 12:30

Event Format:

10:00 – 10:30 Keynote on Big Data Landscape by Amr Awadallah

10:30 - 11:00 Open Q&A

11:00 - 12:00 Select Big Data Startup Pitches and Feedback Session with Amr

12:00 – 12:30 Networking & Tea

If you are a big data startup interested in pitching at the event day, do fill out this form and we shall revert to you.

For any queries, do leave a comment and we shall revert to you.

To attend, Buy Tickets Now.

About Amr Awadallah, Ph.D. 

Chief Technology Officer, Cloudera 

Before co-founding Cloudera in 2008, Amr (@awadallah) was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel Partners. Prior to joining Accel he served as Vice President of Product Intelligence Engineering at Yahoo!, and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and business intelligence. Amr joined Yahoo after they acquired his first startup, VivaSmart, in July of 2000. Amr holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.