Mr. Swapan Shridhar is currently working with Hortonworks, Santa Clara, CA as Senior Software Engineer. He has over 12 years of working experience in Industry. His core competency areas are Storage, Backup and Virtualization technologies design and deployment. Swapan has done M. Tech in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Dallas, B.Tech in Computer Science from University of Jammu. He also possesses a degree in Landmark Curriculum from Landmark Education. Prior to working with Hortnworks, Santa Clara, CA., he has worked with Apache Ambari in San Francisco Bay Area and VM Ware in Palo Alto, CA.