We Are Building a Data-Driven Future

Rockset is a real-time indexing database that enables companies to build data applications at cloud scale.

Our Team

Rockset is built by experts with decades of experience in web-scale data management and distributed systems. The team comprises engineers who founded Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) at Yahoo, scaled the online data platform at Facebook and created RocksDB, the open source embedded storage engine used by CockroachDB, Kafka, Flink and many modern databases today.

Leadership

Venkat Venkataramani

Venkat Venkataramani

CEO & Co-Founder

Venkat Venkataramani is CEO and co-founder of Rockset. In his role, Venkat helps organizations build, grow and compete with data by making real-time analytics accessible to developers and data teams everywhere. Prior to founding Rockset, he was an Engineering Director for the Facebook infrastructure team that managed online data services for 1.5 billion users. These systems scaled 1000x during his eight years at Facebook, serving five billion queries per second at single-digit millisecond latency and five 9's of reliability. Prior to Facebook, Venkat worked on tools to make the Oracle database easier to manage.

Dhruba Borthakur

Dhruba Borthakur

CTO & Co-Founder

Dhruba Borthakur is CTO and co-founder of Rockset, responsible for the company's technical direction. He was an engineer on the database team at Facebook, where he was the founding engineer of the RocksDB data store. Earlier at Yahoo, he was one of the founding engineers of the Hadoop Distributed File System. He was also a contributor to the open source Apache HBase project. Dhruba previously held various roles at Veritas Software, founded an e-commerce startup, Oreceipt.com, and contributed to Andrew File System (AFS) at IBM-Transarc Labs.

Shruti Bhat

Shruti Bhat

CPO & SVP Marketing

Shruti Bhat leads product management and marketing at Rockset. Prior to Rockset, Shruti led Product Management for Oracle Cloud, with a focus on AI, IoT and Blockchain. Previously, Shruti was VP Marketing at Ravello Systems, where she drove the start-up's rapid growth from pre-launch to hundreds of customers and a successful acquisition. Prior to that, she was responsible for launching VMware's vSAN and has led engineering teams at HP and IBM. Shruti has a bachelor's in computer science engineering and an MBA from UCLA Anderson.

Tudor Bosman

Tudor Bosman

Chief Architect

Tudor Bosman leads architecture for Rockset's search and analytics engine. Prior to Rockset, Tudor was an engineer at Facebook, where he spearheaded Unicorn, Facebook's search engine, and built infrastructure for the Facebook AI Research Lab and Facebook's applied machine learning initiative. Prior to Facebook, Tudor worked at Google on Gmail's storage and indexing backend, and at Oracle on database server internals. Tudor holds an MS in Computer Science from Stanford and a BS in Computer Science from Caltech.

Ryan Precious

Ryan Precious

VP Sales

Ryan Precious leads sales at Rockset. Ryan was Vice President of Worldwide Commercial Sales at Harness where he built and grew the organization from Series A to 8-figures in revenue in 2.5 years. Prior to that, he was the Senior Director, Commercial Sales of the Americas for AppDynamics where he grew adoption of enterprise and business performance monitoring and saw the company through the acquisition by Cisco. Ryan has his MSc in Management from Lakehead University and is an avid basketball player.

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We're a fast-growing company. We value curiosity, diversity and open-mindedness. Rockset is a fun place to work. You will solve interesting problems, surrounded by exceptional people, while making customers happy. We work hard, but also take our personal lives and experiences seriously. We are based in San Mateo, CA.

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