Sameer Paranjpye is an expert in the Big Data space and was the first engineering leader of the Hadoop project at Yahoo! in 2005, shipping the first 20 releases of Hadoop and helping define the technology’s open source ecosystem. He has led engineering teams at Yahoo, Google and Inktomi, most recently serving as Vice President at Yahoo. Sameer also co-founded Jybe, a startup acquired by Yahoo in 2013.