As Chief Product Officer, Arun leads Engineering and R&D efforts across Hortonworks’ entire portfolio. Arun is one of the founders of Hortonworks and has spent well over a decade in the open source Big Data industry. He has worked on Apache Hadoop since its inception in 2006 and remains an Apache Hadoop Project Management Committee (PMC) member. Prior to co-founding Hortonworks, Arun was one of the original members of the Hadoop team at Yahoo where he was responsible for all Hadoop/MapReduce code and configuration deployed across the 42,000+ servers and for running Hadoop as a service for the company. Follow Arun on Twitter: @acmurthy.