Dr. Amr Awadallah

Founder & CEO, Cloudera, Inc


Before co-founding Cloudera in 2008, Dr. Amr Awadallah (@awadallah) was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel Partners. Prior to joining Accel he served as Vice President of Product Intelligence Engineering at Yahoo!, and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and business intelligence.

Amr joined Yahoo after they acquired his first startup, VivaSmart, in July of 2000. Amr holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Cloudera is the leading provider of the modern platform for Analytics and Machine Learning optimized for the Cloud. It’s platform is used by companies across the world to automate decisions based on data leading to significant efficiencies and new revenue making opportunities.