Mike Olson

Mike Olson
CSO and Chairman, Cloudera

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Mike Olson cofounded Cloudera in 2008 and served as its CEO until 2013, when he took on his current role of chief strategy officer. As CSO, Mike is responsible for Cloudera’s product strategy, open source leadership, engineering alignment, and direct engagement with customers. Previously, Mike was CEO of Sleepycat Software, makers of Berkeley DB, the open source embedded database engine, and he spent two years at Oracle Corporation as vice president for embedded technologies after Oracle’s acquisition of Sleepycat. Prior to joining Sleepycat, Mike held technical and business positions at database vendors Britton Lee, Illustra Information Technologies, and Informix Software. Mike holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.


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Mike Olson (Cloudera)
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Society confronts enormous challenges today: How will we feed nine billion people? How can we diagnose and treat diseases better, and more cheaply? How will we produce more energy, more cleanly, than ever before? Big questions like these demand new approaches, and "Big Data" is a crucial of the toolkit we will use over the coming years to answer them. Read more.
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Mike Olson (Cloudera)
Mike Olson, CEO, Cloudera. Read more.


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