Omer brings fifteen years of front-line business and technical experience, having been responsible for some of today's largest modern database management system deployments. He most recently served as Vice President of Field Operations at WibiData, building the sales and marketing teams. Omer was previously Vice President of Technology Solutions at Cloudera, focusing on Cloudera’s technology strategy and communication. He worked with customers and partners to identify where Big Data technology solutions can address business needs. Prior to this role, Omer served as Vice President of Customer Solutions at Cloudera, which included responsibility for Cloudera University, Cloudera’s Architectural Services and Cloudera’s Partner Engineering team. As the authority in Apache Hadoop related training and certification, pioneer of the Zero to Hadoop deployment process and leader in Hadoop ecosystem integrations, Customer Solutions ensured the successful launch of some of the largest and most complex Hadoop deployments across industries.
Prior to joining Cloudera, Omer was responsible for the Cloud Computing, Hadoop and Virtualization initiatives at Vertica. He also built and managed Vertica’s Field Engineering team, ensuring success from pre-sales to production for Vertica’s largest customers. Omer received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Tufts University and was a visiting scholar at Oxford University reading in Computation and Electrical Engineering with a focus on large scale distributed systems.