Dhruba Borthakur, Facebook
Dhruba Borthakur is an engineer at Facebook. He has been one of the founding engineer of RocksDB, an open-source key-value store optimized for storing data in flash and main-memory storage. He has been one of the founding architects of the Apache Hadoop Distributed File System and has been instrumental in scaling Facebook's Hadoop cluster to multiples of petabytes. Dhruba has contributed code to the Apache HBase project. Earlier, he contributed to the development of the Andrew File System (AFS). He has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a B.S. in Computer Science BITS, Pilani, India.