We’re pleased to announce that founder of Apache BigTop and one of the original developers of Apache Hadoop, Dr. Konstantin Boudnik has joined WANdisco as Director of Big Data Distribution. An Apache Hadoop committer since 2009, Dr. Boudnik has previously worked at Cloudera, Yahoo! and Sun Microsystems.
“In building our Big Data team, we’ve been seeking Hadoop visionaries and authorities who demonstrate leadership and originality,” said David Richards, CEO of WANdisco. “Konstantin Boudnik clearly fits that description, and we’re honored that he’s chosen to join our team. He brings great professionalism and distribution expertise to WANdisco.”
Dr. Boudnik will lead the Big Data team in the rollout of certified Hadoop binaries and its related GUI. Dr. Boudnik joins core Hadoop creators Dr. Konstantin Shvachko and Jagane Sundar as part of WANdisco’s Big Data team.