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Unparalleled Experience

Cloudera was founded in 2008 by some of the brightest minds from some of the Silicon Valley’s leading companies, such as Google (Christophe Bisciglia), Yahoo (Amr Awadallah), Oracle (Mike Olson), and Facebook (Jeff Hammerbacher).

Doug Cutting, co-creator of Hadoop, joined the company in 2009 as Chief Architect and remains in that role today. Today, Cloudera has over 900 employees across the globe that are committed to excellence in big data management. We’ve won numerous awards and accolades from industry watchdogs, including the 2013 InfoWorld Bossie award for the best open source big data tools (Cloudera Impala) and the 2014 and 2015 Database Trends and Applications magazine Readers’ Choice Award for best analytical platform.

An intelligent big data strategy relies on access to true expertise at every stage of your journey. No one has more experience helping companies get the most out of their data with Hadoop.

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  • Tom Reilly, CEO
  • Mike Olson, Co-Founder, Chairman & CSO
  • Amr Awadallah, Co-Founder & CTO
  • Doug Cutting, Chief Architect & Co-Creator of Hadoop
  • Jim Frankola, CFO

For biographical information and a complete list of Cloudera management, click here.

Customers and Use Cases

Cloudera has enterprise customers in every vertical market, including financial services, public sector, telecommunications, retail, and healthcare. For a selection of customers, videos and use cases, click here.

Cloudera Labs

Cloudera supports open source software development and new projects through a wide variety of programs and activities. For information about Cloudera Labs, click here. For information about our efforts to support Hadoop developers, click here.

Industry Education

Cloudera has trained more than 35,000 people on Hadoop development, administration, and data science, and is leading the development of university curricula through the Cloudera Academic Partnership (CAP) program. For more information regarding our training and educational programs, click here.


Cloudera has raised over $670 million in primary capital from leading investors including Intel Corporation, T. Rowe Price, Accel Partners, and Greylock Partners.

For a complete list of Cloudera investors, click here.

Partner Ecosystem

Cloudera has the largest ecosystem of technology and channel partners, with over 1,900+ members of our Cloudera Connect program. For a description of our partnerships and strategic alliances, click here.

Come work with us

Cloudera delivers the modern platform for data management and analytics. We help people get value from all their data. When you ask bigger questions, you get bigger answers. And that makes anything possible. Join Cloudera and help people around the world find answers to the world's biggest questions.

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Cloudera Cares

Cloudera Cares is the philanthropic arm of Cloudera, and is employee-led and run. The broad goal of Cloudera Cares is to give our employees the opportunity to give back to our local and global communities, directly and indirectly. In 2014, Cloudera as a company gave back more than 1,300 hours.

We care

Data Science Team

Cloudera’s data science team comprises technical and thought leaders from across that field. They work closely with Cloudera's customers to help them overcome challenges, as well as define opportunities, related to their data -- and then bring those experiences back into the data science and Big Data communities to help move the technology and user best practices forward..

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Contact us for more information about our products, professional services, support and training. 

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