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Cloudera DataFlow is a mature and robust platform for handling data-in-motion from the edge to the enterprise. Enterprises can easily implement IoT initiatives like Predictive Maintenance, Asset Tracking, Patient Monitoring, and many other use cases.

And now we are announcing major additions and improvements.

Introducing Cloudera Flow Management and Cloudera Edge Management - the latest additions to the Cloudera DataFlow platform.

Please join us for an in-depth 3-hour Tech Launch Showcase for a complete A to Z look at Cloudera DataFlow.

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Here is what you can expect in this in-depth 3 hour launch event:

  • Cloudera DataFlow overview
  • New Product Launch - Cloudera Flow Management with demo
  • New Product Launch - Cloudera Edge Management with demo
  • Technology Showcase - Cool demos of Cloudera DataFlow and data-in-motion products and use cases




General Manager for Data-in-Motion

Vikram Makhija


Vikram Makhija is General Manager for the Data in Motion business responsible for Cloudera’s stream processing products enabling enterprise customers to deliver key edge and data movement applications. He has 20 years of experience in various leadership capacities at enterprise focused data and infrastructure companies. Prior to joining Cloudera, Vikram served as Vice President, Business Intelligence Cloud at Oracle running cloud services enabling thousands of enterprise customers to bridge their on-premise analytics to the cloud. Previous to Oracle he led all product functions at Ayasdi - an advanced machine learning platform service. Earlier in his career he held various leadership positions at VMware where he drove competitive strategy and product features from the earliest releases of the flagship vSphere product line. Vikram is an advisor and investor in various startups, has six granted patents and hold a Bachelors and Masters degrees in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University.

Director of Product Marketing, Data-in-Motion

Dinesh Chandrasekhar


Dinesh Chandrasekhar is a technology evangelist, a thought leader and a seasoned product marketer with over 24+ years of industry experience. He has an impressive track record of taking new integration/mobile/IoT/Big Data products to market with a clear GTM strategy of pre-and-post launch activities. Dinesh has extensive experience working on enterprise software as well as SaaS products delivering sophisticated solutions for customers with complex architectures. As a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, he has been the champion for Digital Transformation at companies like Software AG, CA Technologies and IBM. Dinesh’s areas of expertise include IoT, Application/Data integration, BPM, Analytics, B2B, API management, Microservices and Mobility. He is proficient in use cases across multiple industry verticals like retail, manufacturing, utilities and healthcare. He is a prolific speaker, blogger and a weekend coder. He currently works at Cloudera, managing their Data-in-Motion product line. He is fascinated about new technology trends including blockchain and deep learning. Dinesh holds an MBA degree from Santa Clara University and a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from University of Madras.

Chief Technology Officer

Andrew Psaltis


As the Chief Technology Officer of Cloudera in Asia Pacific, Andrew is responsible for working closely with enterprises to transform their businesses by unlocking the potential of their data running on any cloud from the edge to AI. A trusted advisor and partner to many prominent Executives across the region, Andrew helps businesses to maximize ROI by identifying complex business problems, reducing them to deliverable solutions and achieving business objectives. Andrew joined Cloudera as part of the merger with Hortonworks in early 2019 and has a 20+ year career leading from the intersection of business and technology to drive strategic planning, tactical development, and implementation of leading-edge technology solutions across enterprises globally. He is recognized for being a hands-on-leader with a customer focus with deep technical expertise and a reputation for integrity, quality, efficiency and reliability. Andrew is a highly sought after speaker and can often be seen presenting at many thought-leading industry events. He also teaches at a number of universities in North America and has also authored a book titled “Streaming Data” Linkedin:

VP of Product Management for Data-In-Motion

George Vetticaden


George Vetticaden is Vice President of Product Management for the Data-In-Motion (DIM) business unit at Cloudera. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic vision and concerted delivery across all the products within the Cloudera Data Flow (CDF) product suite including Cloudera Edge Data Management (CEM) powered by MiNifi and Edge Flow Manager (EFM), Cloudera Flow Management (CFM) powered by Apache NiFi, and Cloudera Stream Processing (CSP) powered by Kafka, Spark Streaming and Streams Messaging Manager(SMM). Over the last 7 years at Cloudera and Hortonworks, George has spent considerable time in the field helping enterprises build a scalable, real-time streaming data applications that collects, curates, and analyzes data so customers gain key insights for immediate actionable intelligence. In his previous role, George was the Director of Solutions Engineering where he led a team of 15 big data senior solution architects helping large enterprise customers with use case inception, design, architecture, to implementation of use cases monetizing data with Hadoop. In addition, he is also a committer on the Apache Metron project. George graduated from Trinity University with a BA in Computer Science. (LinkedIn Profile:

Product Manager for Data Flow

Jeremy Dyer


As the Product Manager for Data Flow at Cloudera, Jeremy is responsible for overseeing CFM and CEM product development. This involves ensuring enterprises data flow strategies are sound from the edge to the cloud. Jeremy is also an Apache NiFi PMC member and enjoys getting in the weeds when time permits. Jeremy joined Cloudera as part of the Hortonworks merger where he has previously been for 4 years. Linkedin: Email:

Lead of Field Engineers for Data-In-Motion

Dan Chaffelson


Through a decade of virtualization and launching two startups, Dan has been nerdy on three continents and in every line of business from UK bulge bracket banking to Australian desert public services. After being impressed by the Hortonworks commitment to Open Source and integrated Hadoop implementation in his last startup, he came onboard and automated presenting the corporate sales pitch using the company’s technology in his first week, in the following years he’s taken on being the Streaming SME for the EMEA region and TAM on key accounts, contributing a Python client for Apache NiFi, and leading the Field Engineering effort to fully automate the company Demo estate. Now in Cloudera, Dan now leads a global team of specialist Field Engineers for the Data In Motion team based out of London, UK.

Senior Solutions Engineer

Timothy Span


Tim Spann was a Senior Solutions Architect at AirisData working with Apache Spark and Machine Learning. Previously he was a Senior Software Engineer at SecurityScorecard (" helping to build a reactive platform for monitoring real-time 3rd party vendor security risk in Java and Scala. Before that, he was a Senior Field Engineer for Pivotal focusing on CloudFoundry, HAWQ, and Big Data. He is an avid blogger and the Big Data Zone Leader for Dzone ( He runs the very successful Future of Data Princeton meetup with over 1,200 members at He is currently a Senior Solutions Engineer at Cloudera in the Princeton New Jersey area. You can find all the source and material behind his talks at his Github and Community blog:

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