Vinayak Hegde is an independent consultant with expertise in areas of
big data systems (Hadoop ecosystem and databases) and large network
systems (CDNs and geographically distributed services). Over his 15+
years career in the industry, he has held senior technical leadership
roles in Inmobi, Akamai and Helpshift. He has built multi-datacenter
large scale systems from scratch at several firms. He is active
contributor to the IETF in the applications and operations areas. He
is an avid photographer and traveller.