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Rob Bearden

Chief Executive Officer

Rob war früher Chief Operating Officer bei SpringSource und JBoss – zwei der kommerziell erfolgreichsten Open-Source-Unternehmen in der Geschichte. Außerdem hatte er Führungspositionen bei Oracle inne, wo er eine 1 Mrd. Dollar schwere Vertriebsorganisation leitete, sowie bei I2 und Manhattan Associates. Er sitzt derzeit im Vorstand von Black Duck und EnterpriseDB. Dabei handelt es sich um zwei erfolgreiche und angesehene Anbieter in der Open-Source-Branche. Rob hat einen Bachelor-Abschluss in Business Management von der Jacksonville State University und ist derzeit Entrepreneur-in-Residence am Terry College of Business der University of Georgia.

Rajnish Verma

President & Chief Operating Officer

As President & COO, Raj oversees sales, sales engineering, channel, professional services, training and marketing. Raj has over 20 years of experience and has spent his entire career in the IT industry. Most recently, Raj was chief operating officer at TIBCO where he was instrumental in taking the company from $300 million to more than $1 billion in annual revenue. He was also previously executive vice president of worldwide sales and chief marketing officer at TIBCO, and before that held various other sales and marketing roles at Staffware, Parametric Technology Corporation and Wipro. Raj holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Bangalore University.

Shaun Connolly

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Shaun is focused on enabling Apache Hadoop to power the enterprise’s next-generation data architecture. Shaun has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry with experience that spans big data, cloud computing, application middleware, and enterprise open source software platforms. Shaun has a track record of building early stage and midsize software companies into successful market leaders and has held VP and Director level positions at VMware, SpringSource, Red Hat, JBoss, Princeton Softech, HP, Bluestone Software, and Primavera Systems. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. Follow Shaun on Twitter: @shaunconnolly.

Scott Davidson

Chief Financial Officer

Scott brings 20 years of senior financial leadership to Hortonworks. Most recently he served as the CFO of Quest Software, a publicly traded systems management software company acquired by Dell. Previously, he held strategic financial roles within Citrix Systems and Precision Response Corporation including FP&A, Treasury, Investor Relations and Corporate Development. Before his software focused career, he was a National Bank Examiner with the United States Department of Treasury- Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Scott holds an MBA from the University of Miami and previously served as Board member and Audit Chair for Bomgar, an enterprise remote support solutions company prior to the sale of the company to Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm.

Jamie Engesser

Vice President, Product Management

Jamie bringing over 20 years of software industry leadership to Hortonworks. Most recently, Jamie had global responsibility for Hortonworks Solutions Engineering organization which is focused on guiding organizations to identify their Hadoop opportunity from Business Case, to Proof of Concept, to successful Project Delivery. Prior to Hortonworks, Jamie led Global Solutions Engineering teams at SpringSource and VMware. Jamie has extensive experience spanning Open Source, Java, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Application Infrastructure and Big Data. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Montana State University.

Scott Gnau

Chief Technical Officer

Scott ist bereits sein ganzes Berufsleben lang in der Datenbranche tätig. In seiner letzten Position arbeitete er als Präsident bei Teradata Labs, wo er die visionäre strategische Ausrichtung für die Aktivitäten im Bereich Erforschung und Entwicklung sowie Vertriebssupport festlegte, die in Zusammenhang mit dem in Teradata integrierten Data Warehousing, der Analyse von Big Data und zugehörigen Lösungen aufgetreten sind. Er war außerdem für die Investitionen und Übernahmen von Teradatas Technologie in Zusammenhang mit Lösungen von Teradata Labs verantwortlich. Scott hat einen BSEE von der Drexel University.

David Howard

General Counsel

As the General Counsel, David is responsible for the company’s worldwide legal affairs and compliance. He also serves as Corporate Secretary. David joined Hortonworks in 2013 as its first in-house attorney and brings over 15 years of legal experience in the software industry. Previously, David was Director and Senior Counsel at VMware, where he contributed to VMware's successful IPO and helped build and scale the legal department during the period that the company grew from $380 million to over $3.7 billion in annual revenue. David has also played key legal roles at GoodData and Serena Software. David holds a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

Greg Pavlik

Chief Products Officer

Greg hat mehr als 15 Jahre Erfahrung mit verteilten Systemen, Middleware und Echtzeit-Analysen und bringt nachweislich Fachkenntnisse im Bereich Software-Entwicklungsmanagement für die Leitung von Hortonworks Produktentwicklung mit. Vor Hortonworks war Greg fast 10 Jahre bei Oracle, zuletzt als Vizepräsident für Produktentwicklung für Oracles marktführende SOA und das Integrationsportfolio, wo er sich um den Aufbau und die Verwaltung von Entwicklungsorganisationen kümmerte, die wiederum für Oracles Produkte aus den Bereichen SOA Suite, Governance-Angebote und Application Integration Architecture (AIA) verantwortlich waren. Greg gehörte zudem Oracles externem Forschungsvorstand und Oracles Architekturprüfungsvorstand an. Außerdem leitete er die technische Umsetzung der Web-Service-Strategie und Fusion-Middleware-Infrastruktur zur Transaktionsverarbeitung des Unternehmens. Zuvor war Greg leitender Architekt für die Java-Middlware-Abteilung bei Hewlett Packard und arbeitete für die Java Application Server-Middleware bei Bluestone Software. Greg hat einen MBA von der Wharton School of Business und einen BS von der University of Pennsylvania. Folgen Sie Greg bei Twitter: @PavlikGreg.

Amir Siddiqi

Senior Vice President, Global Professional Services

As VP of Global Professional Services, Amir has over 25 years of experience in the software industry running Consulting, Education, Presales and Sales. As the Head of Global Professional Services, he is responsible for expanding clients use of Connected Data Platforms through Consulting implementations and Education Services. Amir has a track record of growing early stage and midsize software companies, with specialization in P&L turnaround and restructuring. Amir has held various VP and Director level positions at EMC, Pivotal, VMware, CA, and Platinum Technologies. He holds a B.A. in Finance from Baruch College (C.U.N.Y). Follow Amir on Twitter @1AmirSiddiqi

Chris Sullivan

Senior Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances

Chris brings over 18 years of experience in technology leadership to Hortonworks and is responsible for the strategy and execution of its Business Development activities including Strategic Alliances, Channels OEM partnerships. Most recently, Chris led the Global Channels & Alliances group for VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company, supporting the growth and development of the company from early stage to a multi-billion dollar business in 6 years. Prior to VCE, Chris held various roles at Cisco across Enterprise, Commercial and Service Provider lines of business. Chris was also an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps and holds a BA in Business Administration from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Follow him on Twitter: @CRSSULL

Manil Vasantha

Vice President, Customer Success

Manil brings extensive experience leading customer support organizations and has successfully grown and built geographically distributed technical support offerings in both start-up and established Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, Manil was Vice President, Worldwide Customer Support at MapR Technologies, where he led the global Enterprise Support organization for their Hadoop platform. Prior to MapR, Manil held various leadership roles in customer support at CA Technologies, Encover Inc, and Visa. Manil has a Bachelors of Engineering, Electronics from Bangalore University and his Masters in Computer Science from University of New Orleans.