Cisco Live! 2015
San Diego, CA
Monday, June 8, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
MapR is proud to sponsor Cisco Live! 2015 which offers five days of business and technical sessions, keynotes, panel discussions, and specialty programs on topics such as Cloud, Collaboration, Data Center, Mobility, Network Infrastructure, Security, Service Provider, and SDN.


Big Data and Analytics Architecture: From the Edge to Core (Panel)

Anil Gadre View Bio

June 11, 2015 at 8:00am

Big Data and Analytics  are changing the way we collect, manage and analyze data while dealing with the volume, variety and velocity aspects, as more people and things get connected and communicated. Customers from all industry verticals and of all sizes are assessing their ability to implement next generation Big Data and Analytics solutions to derive business value. This technical panel will review and take some hard topics around architectural elements and practical use cases from infrastructure and software platform point of views.  This panel session will assemble leading technical experts from industry as well as customers who have deployed real life business solutions to share their insights and experiences with their journey with Big Data.

Moderator: Kapil Bakshi, Distinguished Systems Engineer, Cisco

Other Panelists:
  • Kapil Bakshi Cisco Distinguished Systems Engineer
  • Jeff Bryner Engineer, MOZILLA
  • Paul Kent SAS VP Big Data
  • Raghunath Nambiar Cisco Distinguished Engineer



Anil Gadre

Anil Gadre is the SVP of Product Management at MapR. Prior to MapR, Anil was the EVP of Product Management at Silver Spring Networks, responsible for product strategy, planning and marketing of networking and software products focused on the Smart Grid for the energy industry. Before that, Anil was with Sun Microsystems, a Fortune 200 technology leader, serving as EVP of The Application Platform Software organization and had previously been the Chief Marketing Officer leading global branding, demand creation and an extensive developer ecosystem program. At Sun Microsystems his experience covered diverse product lines ranging from networked desktop and enterprise servers systems to market leading software products such as the Solaris Operating system, Java, MySQL database and various middleware products. He has a BSEE from Stanford University, and an MM degree from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.