Rashim Gupta is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure Big Data team at Microsoft for the past four years. During his time in the Big Data team he worked on many Big Data technologies including Cosmos and HDInsight (Hive, Spark, MapReduce, Sqoop and Oozie). He uses data insights and customer conversations to improve the product. Before working at Microsoft, Rashim was a Product Manager at Digital Chocolate where he worked on multiple Facebook games including Zombie Lane and Millionaire City. He has also worked with many startups including Magnetic (Ads), Comixology (e-comic books retailer), Sandlot (gaming), Live Gamer (gaming). He started his career as a software engineer at Qualcomm in San Diego where he was working on QChat - Push to Talk technology for Sprint/Nextel. Rashim has a BS in Engineering from University of Pune, MS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.