Amazon Web Services
Sundar Raghavan is the director of product management for Amazon Database services, the creators of Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB. His owns the overall product management responsibility, focusing primarily on optimal customer experience and operational excellence. Prior to this role, he was the chief product and marketing officer at Skytap. He is an industry veteran with a successful 18 year career in product management and software engineering roles at Google, Ariba, Arbor Software (now part of Oracle), and Microstrategy. Sundar holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Science and a MS degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Northeastern University.
Over the past 11 years, Paul has paid the rent as a developer – first COBOL, then Java, led post-sales for a startup and worked in product management at Microsoft. Now at Splunk, Paul is leading the product management efforts to make Splunk a world-class developer platform. (http://dev.splunk.com)
Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Paul is proud to be a Yooper. Paul developed a passion for technology while working as an intern for the Computer and Communications Industry Association, an inside-the-beltway technology trade association. Interested in the internet, Paul taught himself HTML and started putting up pages on his American University website.
Paul received his undergraduate degree from American University in Washington, DC and a graduate degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.
Paul lives with his wife and two children in Seattle.
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