Democratizing Data with Qubole
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  Ashish Thusoo   Ashish Thusoo
CEO & Co-Founder


Thursday, August 22, 2013
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM


Qubole is focused on the democratization of data by opening up data analytics to all users in an organization.The Qubole Data Service (QDS) is a Software-as-a-Service analytics platform running on leading cloud offerings like AWS. Targeted towards data analysts, data scientists and ETL engineers - it can help users to get started analyzing data in a matter of minutes. QDS is built on top of Apache Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Oozie and Sqoop. Users can explore cloud data sets, model them and query them using our best-in-class cloud Hadoop offering. They can import data, build sophisticated data pipelines and export data sets to various sources - all from the browser.

Ashish is the co-creator of Apache Hive and served as the project's founding Vice President at the Apache Software Foundation. He started his working career as an engineer at Oracle where he contributed heavily to many core components of Oracle RDBMS. Ashish ran the Data Infrastructure team at Facebook, leading the team in the creation of one of the largest data processing and analytics platform in the world - a platform that achieved the bold aim of making data accessible to analysts, engineers and data scientists alike within the company. Now Ashish is the CEO and co-founder of Qubole, a pioneering Big Data startup. Ashish has a Bachelor's degree in CS from IIT-Delhi and a Master's degree in CS from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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