Senior Vice President of Engineering & Support @ Cloudera
Vice President of Engineering @ From June 2015 to Present (5 months) Palo Alto, CAVice President of Engineering @ Google runs one of the largest fleets of computers in the world. My team is responsible for enabling users to easily and efficiently exploit the power of these computing clusters. For external customers, this is via Google Compute
Vice President of Engineering @ From June 2015 to Present (5 months) Palo Alto, CAVice President of Engineering @ Google runs one of the largest fleets of computers in the world. My team is responsible for enabling users to easily and efficiently exploit the power of these computing clusters. For external customers, this is via Google Compute Engine and Google App Engine; for internal customers such as search, ads, gmail, and youtube its through the internal systems "Borg" and "Omega", and ensuring a performant, secure, and up-to-date production Linux Kernel. From October 2014 to May 2015 (8 months) Mountain View, CAEngineering Director @ (Sept 2013 - October 2014) Responsible for engineering of Google's Cloud Platform products including Google App Engine, Google Compute Engine, and Google Cloud Storage.
(Nov 2011 - Sept 2013) Previously managed the "Cluster Management" team at Google which builds the software systems that schedule, execute and manage computing across Google's worldwide clusters (i.e. runs Google's "internal cloud"). A key focus is a set of deep technology changes that dramatically simplified the use of Google's world-wide distributed compute infrastructure by software developers. Global team of over 250 engineers.
Previously, lead projects in Google's NY Engineering office developing scalable, back-end software for Google systems and applications. This includes highly scalable storage systems, cluster management and monitoring solutions for thousands of computing nodes, and core components of Google’s web search engine. From April 2007 to October 2014 (7 years 7 months) Mountain View, CADirector @ As Director for DB2 Development led software development for new releases of IBM’s DB2 relational database products for Linux, Windows, and Unix, including data warehousing products DB2 Data Warehouse Edition and IBM Alphablox. DB2 was a ~$400M/year business.
As Director for Emerging Technologies in IBM's Software Group, identified emerging technology trends in the software industry and initiated responses to those trends within IBM Software Group, funding research and ad-tech activities. Drove technical focus for Service Oriented Architectures for IBM’s Enterprise Messaging business (e.g. WebSphere MQ family, ~$600M revenue/year). From 2003 to 2007 (4 years) Senior Manager @ Both a individual contributor and manager in a number of roles at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. Projects included:
• Gryphon - A scalable, reliable, and secure publish/subscribe system built to deliver real-time data to millions of connected clients over the Internet. At peak rates, Gryphon supports 50,000 messages per second per server, and scales linearly.
• WebSphere XD - Developed a hosting platform that enforced differentiated quality of service for classes of customers (e.g. Gold, Silver, and Bronze) for Web Services invocation. This technology was the foundation of WebSphere XD, IBM’s on demand, application development platform.
• Jetstream – Lead architecture and provided development support for the new JMS provider in WebSphere 6.0. Research team’s focus was on ensuring high scalability, performance, and high availability, as well as bringing the lessons learned in the Gryphon project. From 1996 to 2003 (7 years)
PhD, Computer Science @ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign From 1991 to 1996 BS, Computer Science @ Cornell University From 1987 to 1991 Daniel Sturman is skilled in: Software Development, Scalability, Architecture, SOA, Agile Methodologies, SaaS, Enterprise Software, Linux, Big Data, Distributed Systems, Unix, Web Services, High Availability
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