Doug Cutting

Chief Architect, Cloudera / Co-founder, Apache Hadoop, Cloudera

Doug Cutting is a founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Apache Lucene, Apache Avro, and Apache Hadoop. Doug joined Cloudera in 2009 from Yahoo!, where he was a key member of the team that built and deployed a production Hadoop storage-and-analysis cluster for mission-critical business analytics. Doug holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and sits on the board of the Apache Software Foundation.