Avkash Chauhan

Avkash Chauhan is a software technology veteran with more than 12 years of industry experience in various disciplines such as embedded engineering, cloud computing, big data analytics, data processing, and data visualization. He has an extensive global work experience with Fortune 100 companies worldwide. He has spent the last eight years at Microsoft before moving on to Silicon Valley to work with a big data and analytics start-up. He started his career as an embedded engineer; and during his eight-year long gig at Microsoft, he worked on Windows CE, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, and HDInsight. He spent several years working with the Windows Azure team to develop world-class cloud technology, and his last project was Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure, also known as HDInsight. He worked on the HDInsight project since its incubation at Microsoft, and helped its early development and then deployment on cloud. For the past three years, he has been working on big data- and Hadoop-related technologies by developing applications to make Hadoop easy to use for large- and mid-market companies. He is a prolific blogger and very active on the social networking sites. You can directly contact him through the following:

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