Dr. Konstantin Boudnik
VP and Chief Architect
Dr. Konstantin Boudnik, is one of the veteran developers of Apache Hadoop, co-author of Apache BigTop, the open source framework for creation of software stacks and operation of data processing projects used by all commercial vendors of Hadoop-based platforms including Amazon EMR, Google Cloud Dataproc, and other major distributors. With more than 20 years of experience in software development, big- and fast-data analytic, distributed systems and more, Dr. Boudnik was awarded with sixteen US patents in distributed computing, and contributed to a dozen of open source projects in the field of distributed computing and data processing. He has championed a number of successful open-source projects including Apache Ignite, Apache Groovy, Apache Zeppelin. During his carrier Dr. Boudnik hold engineering and leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, Karmasphere, WANdisco. Dr. Boudnik has co-authored “Professional Hadoop” book. and serves on the advisory board for a number of Silicon Valley and international firms. Over the years, Dr. Boudnik’s has founded a number of technological startups, and his consulting business delivers solutions for companies like FINRA, EMC, Pivotal, Gridgain, Canonical, and more.