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Amandeep Khurana

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Principal Solutions Architect @ Cloudera. Ex-AWS. Work on mapping business problems to technology solutions.

Principal Solutions Architect @ Cloudera. Ex-AWS. Work on mapping business problems to technology solutions.

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Positions

Principal Solutions Architect Cloudera August 2013 - present
Senior Solutions Architect Cloudera May 2013 - July 2013
Solutions Architect Cloudera August 2011 - May 2013
Software Development Engineer, Elastic MapReduce Amazon July 2010 - July 2011
Graduate Student Researcher - Services Technology R&D Cisco December 2008 - July 2010
Introduction Leader Landmark May 2008 - August 2008
Design Analyst QSquare Technologies Pvt Ltd July 2007 - May 2008
R&D Engineer Agilent Technologies July 2006 - July 2007
Intern Cadence Design Systems January 2005 - July 2005

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz Computer Science 2008 - 2010
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Electronics & Communication 2002 - 2006
Delhi Public School - R. K. Puram Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science 1995 - 2002

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Wellness

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Ritu Raj
They're my friends  •  VP Growth at Diamond Foundry. Founder & CEO, BeingHappy, Wag Hotels, Avasta. Previous Partner, Accenture, SVP Sales at TMP WW.
Amandeep is all heart, and knows what he knows really deep, loves contributing to people.
Eva Andreasson
We worked together  •  Director Of Product Management, Cloudera and Technical Advisor, Zoomdata.
Amandeep has great multi-year experience with many Fortune 500 customers, understanding their challenges and helping them architect and depl ... oy large scale Big Data deployments. He also has deep insight into the problem and business space around new data management and use cases in the market.
Cesar Delgado
We worked together  •  Unstructured Data SRE, Apple. Previously Systems Architect, Hortonworks. University of Nebraska-Lincoln grad.
Amandeep's grasp of modern technology and has the amazing ability of being able to explain the technology, and it's principles, to a wider a ... udience.
Rich Kizer
We worked together  •  Sr. Account Executive, Cloudera. Previously Technology Sales Manager, Oracle.
Amandeep starts with the business problem, then relies on his deep technical knowledge to architect the right solution to that problem.
Sujee Maniyam
Co-Founder / Principal Big Data Consultant, @ Elephant Scale
Amandeep is a well known authority in Big Data / Hadoop world. His book on HBase -- 'HBase in Action' -- is top notch! He is a frequent spe ... aker at meetups and conferences and deeply plugged into the Big Data community.
Rob Johnson
We worked together  •  Director of Partner Enablement, Cloudera and Director of Systems Engineering, Central, Cloudera.
Amandeep excels at everything. He also is clear and patient in explaining things to others and has such a quick mind that he cuts through al ... l the noise surrounding issues to cut to optimal solutions. Passing on this advice in complex technological problems and situations would be a big benefit to others.
Hiten Shah
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, KISSmetrics and Co-Founder, Crazy Egg, Inc.. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Amandeep is always asking the right questions and providing very thoughtful ideas and feedback.
Paul Beduhn
We worked together  •  VP Field Services, Cloudera. Previously President and CEO, Vision Chain.
Amandeep has the unique ability to see the big picture with customers taking the big-Data leap. Big-Data sounds interesting and at the same ... time scares many 'C' Levels; AK is able to remove those fears in a short meeting or set of engagements. AK also has the ability to actually deliver a Big-Data solution, which is much more than just talking about Big-Data.
Josh
We worked together
Amandeep has deep experience with not only some of the most technical big data technology in the world, but he also has a lot of experience ... working directly with the fortune 100 on this technology. This experience gives him unique insights on what customers are looking for today and would be an invaluable viewpoint for any entrepreneur looking to understand the space.
Kip Bowes
We worked together  •  Regional VP, Services, Cloudera. Previously Group Vice President, Endeca Technologies.
Amandeep is deeply technical, and balances that technical skill with strong communication skills and the ability to apply technology to addr ... essing business challenges. He interacts well at all levels of the organization, from C-level to hands on technical, and excels at Architecture issues.
Lars Nilsson
We worked together  •  Vice President, Field Operations, Cloudera and Advisor, True Ventures. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
Amandeep his widely respected for his deep understanding of Hadoop and all of the various projects emanating from this exciting open source ... platform
Darrell Long
They're my professor  •  Kumar Malavalli Professor, University of California and Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Amandeep knows the space well. He's worked in the area, written a great book on the topic. He is one of the most engaged students to come th ... rough our program in years.

Eva Andreasson
We worked together  •  Director Of Product Management, Cloudera and Technical Advisor, Zoomdata.
Eva is enthusiastic, collaborative and always out to help people. In parallel, she knows how to prioritize and get the job done. I've person ... ally asked Eva for advice several times and she has always been more than willing to help and offer different perspectives.

Ritu Raj
They're my friends  •  VP Growth at Diamond Foundry. Founder & CEO, BeingHappy, Wag Hotels, Avasta. Previous Partner, Accenture, SVP Sales at TMP WW.
Ritu is a driven, resourceful person and is open to exploring new ideas all the time. He often has opinions about things but is more than wi ... lling to listen and change his thinking based on inputs he gets, which is an admirable quality. He's also very insightful and present to other people and is always willing to support/help/contribute in any way possible.