San Francisco
June 30 - July 2, 2014

Spark Summit 2014 brought the Apache Spark community together on June 30- July 2, 2014 at the The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. It featured production users of Spark, Shark, Spark Streaming and related projects.


Spark Summit 2014
Delivering the Enterprise Fabric for Big Data
Aiaz Kazi, SVP, Platform Strategy and Adoption (SAP)

Aiaz Kazi
SVP, Products & Innovation Platform Strategy and Adoption

Aiaz Kazi is the Senior Vice President of Products & Innovation Platform Strategy and Adoption.  He is responsible for the platform technology vision, business strategy, platform adoption, and new platform initiatives.  His areas of coverage are centered around SAP HANA, SAP HANA Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Marketplace  and across all of SAP’s Products and Innovation Platform portfolio including In-Memory technologies, Mobile, Analytics, UX, Integration, and Application Development.  He is also focused on driving adoption across a broader ecosystem of startups, strategic ISVs, venture capitalists, incubators, universities, students, and developers. 

He has over 24 years of experience building and marketing enterprise software solutions, at SAP, TIBCO, webMethods, BEA, Advent Software, and TCS. 

Aiaz has an MBA  from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Bombay.

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