Gunjan Sharma leads the development of Big Data processing capability within the Card Technology division at Capital One. Her team is building a reusable platform built on open source technologies such as Apache Spark to help transform Capital One’s legacy systems into scalable, near real-time applications and services on the cloud. Gunjan brings 18+ years of experience in the software engineering field. Prior to joining Capital One, Gunjan held various roles leading product engineering teams to heading the technical services division for a Virginia-based startup, Primatics Financial. Aside from her passion in technology, she deeply cares about increasing the presence of women in the Big Data field and leads the East Coast Chapter of Women in Big Data.