About Me

Saravana “SK” Krishnamurthy is a product management and technology leader with more than 25 years of leadership experience in big data, database and cloud industries. Currently, he is VP of product management at MariaDB, overseeing the development of the company’s DBaaS SkySQL. Previously, he held senior management roles at BlueData Inc (acquired by HPE), Xplain.io (acquired by Cloudera), Pivotal/Greenplum where he launched the PivotalHD/HAWQ product line, Cisco, Sun Microsystems and SS8 Networks. He is a venture advisor at Draper Next (DNX.io VC firm) and lectures at San Jose State University, teaching big data in business and entrepreneurship. SK has a dual MBA from Columbia Business School and UC Berkeley Haas Business School, and a master’s degree in computer engineering from UC Santa Cruz.

In his free time, he loves reading non-fiction and playing with his two sons. A gadget freak and amateur photographer (mostly portraits, sports and in-animate subjects). Follow San Francisco 49rs and Golden State Warriors two of Silicon Valley’s iconic teams (not so much of a baseball fan! Sorry SF Giants).Loves coaching 6-8th grade basketball AAU team, go South Bay Hustles!! and also play the role of official photo/videographer (Highlight reel).
Standard disclaimer: Views expressed in this blog are personal views only, not a reflection of the organization I work for.
(Saravana Krishnamurthy)
Business and Technology Executive
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kriss
Twitter: @krishdpi
Silicon Valley, CA.

Last Updated on September 3, 2020 by SK

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