If you are a leading enterprise or web company, then two things are almost certainly true. Data is the lifeblood of your business. And you face an ever-increasing need to scale your applications and data services.
Ben is VP of Products at DataStax (formerly Riptano), the commercial leader in Apache Cassandra™ whose products and services help customers run massively scalable data infrastructure. Prior to DataStax, Ben was Director of Product Management at EMC’s Data Computing Products Division (formerly Greenplum Software). At Greenplum, Ben led product management for the company, and drove product strategy, prioritization and product definition. Prior to Greenplum, Ben was at Microsoft where he was responsible for planning of the ‘post-Longhorn’ Windows Server platform and strategic planning for Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization platform. Ben was a CS PhD candidate at Stanford University, and holds an MS from Stanford University and a B.Comp(Hons) from Monash University (Australia).