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Sameet Agarwal

  • As vice president of engineering for Snowflake Computing, Sameet Agarwal has over 20 years of database technology expertise and over 15 years of management and leadership experience. At Microsoft, he was general manager of the SQL Server Relational Database Engine, which is one of the leading relational databases. He then served as Facebook's director of engineering, leading the data infrastructure team that built and operates one of the largest Hadoop deployments on the planet. He was also a part of the team that incubated several big data technologies including Hive, Presto and Scuba.

    Sameet holds a bachelor's degree from IIT Bombay and M.S. in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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