Amr Awadallah

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Amr Awadallah is co-founder and CTO of Cloudera, Inc., where he is responsible for all engineering efforts, from product development to release, for both the open source projects and Cloudera’s proprietary management software. Prior to Cloudera, Awadallah served as vice president of engineering at Yahoo! and led a team that used Apache Hadoop extensively for data analysis and business intelligence across many of Yahoo!’s online services. He co-founded the startup VivaSmart at Stanford in 1999; it was acquired by Yahoo! in 2000. Awadallah holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Cairo University and a doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University.