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Jags Ramnarayan

Jags Ramnarayan
Chief Product Officer
MariaDB

Jags Ramnarayan

Versatile technology executive with experience as a startup founder to driving high performance teams in complex, large organizations. Pragmatic visionary, mentor, drive product roadmap/Strategy, builds effective teams.

Currently as Head of global engg for a Fintech (Azlo) I am responsible for technology strategy for apps, data engg, data science and devops. Helped grow the business 50% in 8 months.
Prior, as CTO for ComputeDB/BigData at TIBCO and at SnappyData (spun out of Pivotal/VMWare and acquired by Tibco) I helped lead the technical strategy, leveraging Spark, cloud compute/storage/containers and a hybrid in-memory DB as a foundational layer for federated data access, ML/DL scalable data science runtime, streaming, visualization supporting complex workloads. Very proud of the achievement and our great supportive team.
Previously, I served on the extended leadership team at Pivotal and VMWare as the Chief Architect for “Big and fast data” products. At Pivotal and VMWare, I led the technology direction for GemFire(Apache Geode) and led multiple engineering teams. I helped lead the company strategy for data services, and am quite passionate about helping customers be successful.

I enjoy challenging initiatives on many-things-data(https://www.google.com/search?q=jags+ramnarayan), frequently speak on “distributed data” in commercial and research conferences, and infrequently blog and publish papers.
Eons ago, I helped build the first generation of J2EE application servers and participated in several standards in the Java space while at BEA(now Oracle) and GemStone Systems.

I spent more than 3 decades in this industry, hold 6 patents, a bachelors degree in computer science, earned 40% of credits for a Masters in Comp. Science and a masters degree in management of science and technology.