Cover StoryUndoubtedly, there is a lot of hype in Big Data. Nonetheless, billions of dollars in venture capital have been flowing into Big Data start-ups. In 2013 alone, venture capital funding of Big Data startups touched $3.6 billion where in nascent companies like Cloudera, Palantir, Mu Sigma, Opera Solutions, VoltDB, and 10gen leading the league. Though the current economy is in favor of Big Data, the space itself is in a nascent stage and the enterprises still need to embrace and execute the innovation of Big Data.
Suresh Batchu, Co-founder & CTO, MobileIron
Bharat P. Dave, Chairman, President and CEO, Alphion Corp.
Dr. Rajiv Ranjan, co-founder & CTO, Avalanche Technology
Kevin Haskew, CIO, ON Semiconductor
R. Ravi, Founder & CEO, Epiance Software
Sasha Gilenson, Co-founder & CEO, Evolven
Jitendra Gupta, Founder & CEO, Punchh
Nitin Bhandari, CEO, Skyfire
Anupam Rastogi, Principal, Nokia Growth Partners
John Trainor, CIO, Aarons' Inc.
Hemant Taneja, MD, General Catalyst Partners
Anil T. Cheriyan, CIO, SunTrust Bank
Amit Jain, President, Founder & CEO, Prysm
Dr. Dev Gupta, Chairman & CEO, Newlans, Inc
Chirag Nangia, Founder & CEO, Reppify
Sheeroy Desai, CEO & Co Founder, Glid, Inc.
Pritesh Gandhi, CEO, Ambient Devices