Rohit Bakhshi is a product manager at Hortonworks, a leading provider of support and services for Apache Hadoop. Hortonworks builds and distributes the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), which is a 100% open source data management software powered by Hadoop available on Windows and Linux OS platforms. Rohit is responsible for the HDP for Windows product line, Core Apache Hadoop components and Platform Services for HDP. Rohit has worked with Microsoft to bring the entire stack of Apache Hadoop components to Windows to enable Windows developers and system administrators to harness the full power of Apache Hadoop. Prior to Hortonworks, Rohit was a Consultant in the Accenture Technology Labs R&D consulting group, where he focused on architecting and delivering Big Data solutions to Fortune 500 clients.